Sikkim is also known as Shikim and Shu Khyim. This is the least populated state in India and the second smallest state after Goa.Sikkim is the only state to have Nepali ethnic majority.

Due to its location it has a varying climate and rich biodiversity and is one of the popular tourist spots in the country.

Like all other North Eastern states,the cuisine of Sikkim has the influence of the neighboring countries.In this case it is Nepal .

Rice is the staple here.Noodle based soups, momos ,wontons are famous here along with the other dishes.20% of their diet is based on fermented foods and beverages.Meat and Dairy products are also consumed but its based on availability.

Wheat, finger millet, buckwheat,barley vegetables like potato,soy bean are cultivated here.

 

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