Culinary Art of Sikkim – Know about Sikkimese Cuisines & popular delicacies

Sikkim is a mesmerizing North Indian state lying at the foothills of the great Himalayas. It has lots to offer in terms of tradition and culture. From stews to soups to dumplings to meat and vegetable meals, the delightful culinary option that Sikkim offers is amazing. Sikkim’s cuisine reflects a strong influence by the neighboring countries of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. Rice and maize are the two primary staple foods with various types of fermented food and beverages also serving as an integral part of Sikkim food.

It is important to mention here that the geographical and topographical aspects play a vital role in influencing the local food habits. The goodness of native cuisines is that they are mostly cooked with locally sourced ingredients and are very healthy and delicious. It is interesting to know that some of the most delicious Sikkimese cuisines have passed generations and still holds the same essence.

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So, if you are wondering what all delicacies you can try in Sikkim, here we bring you the most popular Sikkimese cuisines that you must try once in a lifetime:

Dhindo

 

Bread

 

Chicken Momos

 

Gundruk ko Jhol

 

Gya Kho

 

Kinema Curry

 

Sel Roti

 

Sha Phaley

 

Thenthuk

 

Thukpa