A collection of recipes from Arunachal Pradesh or Land of Rising Sun
This state is also known as the Paradise of the Botanists and the Orchid State of India. This is considered to be a treasure trove of Nature mainly for its Orchid population of over 600 species!
Arunachal Pradesh is located in the North Eastern part of India and shares borders with Assam ,Nagalan, Bhutan , Myanmar and China!Most parts of this state is occupied by the Himalayas.The natives are of the Tibeto-Burmen and Mangoloid races.
The state provides good scope for trekking, rafting,hiking and boating and this forms the bulk of the tourism this state has to offer.Other tourist attractions include the Buddhist monasteries and the cultural festivals.
Arunachal Pradesh also has the fame for being mentioned in the scriptures! It is said to be mentioned in the Kalika Purana and the Mahabarata. It is also said that this is where Lord Krishna married his consort Rukmini!
Having said all this, it is time to move on to the most important part of the post – The Culinary section….
The cooking methods are simple and the varieties are endless.Each tribe and sub-tribe have a lot to offer in terms of cuisine.Rice is the staple food here along with fish ,meat and vegetables.
All the sister state have same dishes but with minor variations.The Chinese influence can be seen in Meghalaya,Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim.