Cuisine-of-Sikkim

6 food items you should gorge on when in Sikkim

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-06-02

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If you are ever in Sikkim, there are some delicacies you just cannot miss eating during your stay. 

Here's a list of must-eat food items that are close to every Sikkimese' heart and can be eaten at any time of the day. 

(1) Momo: steamed/fried dumplings with vegetable or meat fillings

momo

Steamed momo

(2) Taipo: A big-size momo stuffed with chopped meat, onion, and a boiled egg

taipo

 Taipo

(3) Shyaphalay: This is a Tibetan fried stuffed bread and comes with either a vegetable or meat filling

shyaphalay

Shyaphalay

(4) Egg thukpa: Nepalese noodle soup with egg

Egg thukpa

Egg thukpa

(5) Beef thukpa: Nepalese noodle soup with beef

Beef thukpa

Beef thukpa

(6) Phangshapa: Nepali pork dish; pork fat is stewed with chillies and radishes

Phagshapa

Phangshapa


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