Hot steamed flour dumplings filled with minced meat, cheese or vegetable, accompanied by home made chilli sauce and piping hot soup.
But Sikkimese cuisine is much more than just Momos and Thukpa, with every community having their own special way of cooking, using ingredients typical to them. This results in a wide variety of dishes, each with a unique taste and flavour.
Fermented food, in fact, is an important element of many Sikkimese dishes.
Chhurpi, a fermented dairy product prepared from cow milk with a mild sour taste is used for making soups and Achar