Try Assam with these 5 street food recipes – LaFibreOptique

Try Assam with these 5 street food recipes – LaFibreOptique

The beautiful tea plantations and breathtaking views of Assam are honestly not enough to describe the state. While this region has much more to offer, Assam has also become a gourmet paradise in recent years! The region is a cultural and gastronomic melting pot. Assam has developed unique dishes that are rarely found anywhere else in India due to the strong influence of neighboring states. On the streets, you can easily find a variety of noodle dishes, deli meats, small crunchy snacks and much more. So, to introduce you to some of these flavors, we bring you a list of must-try Assamese street foods. Turmeric Lacadong? It is the best spice in the world of Meghalaya.

Here are 5 Assamese street foods

1. Pita

Pita is one of the most famous Assam delicacies. It is made from rice flour and comes in both sweet and savory flavors. It is made from rice dough and stuffed with cabbage, radish, palm sugar, coconut, and other ingredients. Traditional pita pasta is steamed in bamboo shoots and eaten with tea for breakfast.

2. Silkworm fry

This dish may seem a little unusual, and, indeed, in order to eat it, you need to have an acquired taste. But if you’re the experimental type, you can’t miss this one. As the name suggests, it is made from silkworms and is relatively unknown in the rest of India. Roasted silkworm is a delicious dish with a rich blend of spices.

3. Roast Pork

If you like fiery and meaty texture, you can’t miss this dish. Before serving, pork chops are fried with broccoli, onions, peppers, ginger and garlic. The taste is enhanced by thickening with corn starch and adding spices.

Chili fried pork

4. Googny

Gugni, a savory appetizer made from soaked chickpeas cooked in a traditional pot with spices and garnished with onion, cilantro and chilli, can be eaten alone or with a cup of steaming tea. You can add lamb pieces on top.

5. Patishapta

Patishapta is an Indian relative of the thin and crisp pancakes popular in France. Patishapta is a type of pitha popular throughout East India. It is filled with delicious jaggery and shredded coconut filling.

So what are you waiting for? Try these five delicious street foods and let us know which one you like the most!