North East India is very famous for its scenic beauty but it also beholds a variety of unique food. Anytime you plan a trip to the North East, make sure you try these North-Eastern items.
1. BAMBOO SHOOT:
Traditionally known as Gaaj, it is a part parcel of the North East cuisine. It is used as a pickle. Gaaj is also used in making meat curries.
2. BANANA STEM:
The traditional name of Banana stem is Kol Posola, the small banana tree is used for this. It is mainly dry fried and eaten as a side dish with rice.
3. BLACK RICE:
Nowadays eating carbs is a big tension. But the healthier version of carbs is the black rice, which is also used to make mouth-watering desserts.
4. BHOOT JOLOKIYA:
The hottest chili in the world is literally the ghost chili.
Silkworms not only give us a fine thread to weave cloths but also some great snack while deep fried with proper masala on it.
6. RED ANT:
Those big red ants can really cause you trouble if they bite you. How about catching them and fry to eat as a side dish.
7. KOSU :
It is a vegetable grows under the soil and is cooked in various ways, like fried or curry.
8. PIGEON MEAT:
North East Region in India is very rich in the variety of meat, be it pork, chicken, duck or pigeon. This meat helps to cure a cold, on the other hand, bad for high blood pressure.
9. DHEKIYA XAAK:
It is a kind of fern, which is healthy and tasty too.
10. RICE BEER:
Last but not the least, Rice beer of North East India are tasty, healthy and of course authentic.