What to Eat in Sikkim

1 . Khechedi

Rice and lentils with vegetables and occasionally potato. It is a general food at religious festivals.

2 . Puri

Puri is an unleavened deep-fried Indian bread, commonly consumed on the Indian subcontinent. It is eaten for breakfast or as a snack or light meal. It is usually served with a curry or bhaji, as in Puri bhaji. Puri is most commonly served at breakfast. It is also served at special or ceremonial functions as part of ceremonial rituals along with other vegetarian food offered in prayer as prasadam.

3 . Saag

Saag or sag is a leaf-based (spinach, mustard leaf, basella, etc.) dish eaten in South Asia with bread such as roti or naan, or rice (in Odisha and West Bengal). Saag can be made from spinach, mustard leaves, finely chopped broccoli, or other greens, along with added spices and sometimes other ingredients such as paneer. On some menus, it is called saagwala.

4 . Chakuli pitha

Chakuli Pitha is a flat Oriya rice-based fried cake traditionally made in the state of Orissa. It is prepared using rice flour (arua chaula), black gram (biri dali), refined edible oil (rifine tela) most favorable will be ghee or mustard oil, and salt (luna). It traces its origin during early 4th century BC when Buddha had tasted the Chakra apoopa from two merchants coming from Kalinga Kingdom to Magadha.

5 . Dosa

Dosa is a fermented crepe or pancake made from rice batter and black lentils. This staple dish is widely popular in all southern Indian states Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala, as well as being popular in other countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore.

6 . Chhena Gaja

Chhena gaja is a sweet dish from Orissa, India. Unlike some other popular chhena-based Oriya desserts, such as rasagolla, which have spread throughout India, the chhena gaja remains largely popular within the state itself. Although the ingredients of chhena gaja are essentially the same as that of rasagolla and chhenna poda, the dishes could not differ more in taste. One of the best places to savor chhena gajas is Pahala, near Bhubaneswar. However, chhena gaja is equally popular all over Orissa.

7 . Chhena Poda

Chhena poda is the quintessential cheese dessert from the state of Orissa in eastern India. Chhena poda literally means burnt cheese in Oriya. It is made of well-kneaded homemade cottage cheese or chhena, sugar, cashew nuts and raisins, and is baked for several hours until it browns. Chhena poda is the only well known Indian dessert whose flavor is predominantly derived from the caramelization of sugar.

8 . Chhena jalebi

Chhena jalebi is a sweet dish originally from coastal Orissa in eastern India, a state known for desserts made of chhena. Its popularity has spread beyond coastal Orissa. It is also made in modern day Bangladesh

9 . Chhena Jhili

Chhena jhili is a popular dessert from Cuisine of Orissa. The birthplace is Nimapada in Puri district. It is prepared in fried cheese and sugar syrup.

10 . Enduri Pitha

Enduri Pitha is a variety of pitha made in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ingredients are turmeric leaves, black gram, rice flour, coconut, jaggery, black pepper, and chhena.


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