No one can describe the authentic dishes from seven sisters in words. In India, different is for different spices, cooking style and taste. You can not compare, or you can not resist your self to taste on touring. Why are they very famous? Because of the particular cooking style with specific ingredients. Millions of very well know street foods from the North East of people from all over the world. Here we have five different street foods from the North East. Check out the list of 5 unique street foods from the northeast.
Touring North East of India: 5 Unique Street Foods?
In the northeast in India, you can find many street foods that in one visit you can not enjoy them all. All states have different cooking styles and tastes of ingredients. You must try roadside food stalls to have a glimpse of local foods. Local wanders cook food with locally available ingredients, and real taste comes out. Here are street foods from the northeast one must try.
Assamese’s Laksa: One Of The 5 Unique Street Foods
Rice, a staple food of Assam, is the main ingredient of the laksa recipe. Laksa is a noddle like a dish. Noodles are made with rice. Laksa, a soul-satisfying broth is rice noodles cooked with prawn, chicken, fish tamarind, coconut milk, and local spices. You can get the dishes to blend with the same taste as in Assam in Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Arunachal Pradesh: Thukpa
However, Thukpa is originally a dish from Tibet. Dish has tasted far away, and now it is one of the most favorite street food in Arunachal Pradesh. In Thukpa, the main ingredients are meat, noodles, and vegetables available in the local market. In Thukpa flat noodles are used. However, here another dish named Thenthuk is also very famous with similar tastes. The only variation between these dishes is noodles. In Thenthuk vendors use bite-sized, and hand-pulled noodles while in Thukpa there are flat noodles. It is a spicy dish and will keep you warm in chilled winter of Arunachal Pradesh.
Manipur: Keli Chana
In Manipur’s streets. You can find many shops or street stalls selling Keli chana. This dish has a history behind its name. There was a woman in Manipur who used to sell tangy and spicy chicken peas sitting under a tree. The name of that lady was Keli. So, people recognize spicy chana as Keli chana. As the name suggests, chicken peas(chana) is the main ingredient. Besides, venders serve Keli Chana in a very traditional way. They serve Keli chana on a leaf of a lotus. Yummy and mouth-watering.
Kappa is the most favorite among visitors in Shillong, Meghalaya. Kappa is a bowl of delightful chicken soup. Local people cook it with inner parts or intestine of chicken. As the chicken is an ingredient, Kappa soup helps you to stay cozy and warm in the dewy weather of SHilong. Besides, people add natural and fresh spices from the garden that enhances the aroma and taste of the Kappa soup.
Meghalaya: Aloo Muri
Aloo means potatoes. As the name suggests, Aloo Muri is a dish of boiled potatoes and rice (puffed) with oil, papaya skin, tamarind chutney, roasted spices, and papaya skin.