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.
10 Best Traditional Foods Eat in North East India
1. BAMBOO SHOOT
Traditionally known as Gaaj, it is a part of North East cuisine. It is used as a pickle. Gaaj is also used in making meat curries.
2. BANANA STEM
The traditional name of the 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 black rice, which is also used to make mouth-watering desserts.
4. BHOOT JOLOKIYA
The hottest chilli in the world is literally the ghost chilli.
Silkworms not only give us a fine thread to weave cloths but also some great snacks while deep-fried with proper masala on them.
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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.
It is a vegetable that 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 a variety of meat, be it pork, chicken, duck or pigeon. This meat helps to cure a cold, on the other hand, is 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, the Rice beer of North East India are tasty, healthy and of course authentic.
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