This local cuisine is a favorite delicacy local food
among people in Sikkim.The best combination is
Tomato pickle and the Kodo Ko roti.
It can also be served with varieties of pickles.The
typical pancake is prepared with finger millet as its
main ingredient, locally called Kodo.
The other important ingredient include sugar and
Sel Roti is a fried bread that is
usually served along with Potato
For its preparation, water and rice
are mixed together to form a paste.
This is then deep fried to perfection
in boiling hot oil.
Even though the dish has its origins
in Nepal andTibet, it is quite popular
in Sikkim as well due to the Nepalese
andTibetan influences in this Indian
It is usually enjoyed with Sikkim
side drinks such as Chang full in fun.
Chang is the fermented form of Millet and yeast
which helps in fermentation process.
Its other name isThomba and is a traditional drink
of Limbu people of Eastern Nepal.
To some extent, it is like beer.TheTibetans, no
matter they're women or men and no matter
they're the old or the young, enjoy chang very much
and chang is indispensable for festive occasions.
Chang is the locally brewed alcoholic beverage
served in and sipped with the help of a bamboo pie.
Sikkim has many local distilleries and these locally
made alcohol is really cheap
It is the delicious and appetizing soup made
of cottage cheese.
This is one of the traditional foods of Sikkim
and is served as a welcome drink to visitors.
Cheese and panache phoran are the key
ingredients of this soup.
It is garnished with coriander leaves which
adds a refreshing touch to this soup.
This is one of the most popular traditional
food of Sikkim.
Momos is the ultimate favorite Tibetan delicacy
amongst the people of this state.
Not just Sikkim, Momos have expanded its base in
the entire country as a scrumptious snack served
in restaurants as well as street kiosks.
For the ones who don’t know what a Momo is – It
is a dumpling made out of flour dough with a filling
inside. It is steamed to perfection and served with
a spicy mix of sauces and herbs.
There are fried and sautéed versions of this dish as
well. The fillings usually include ingredients like
meat, cheese, and vegetables.
The utensil apparatus that is used to steam the
momos have three layers, with usually tomato
soup in the lower compartment to let the flavor of
the juices absorb into the dumplings.