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Tripuri cuisine

Tripuri cuisine is the type of food served in the northeast Indian state of Tripura. The Tripuris are essentially nonvegetarians and hence the main courses are mainly prepared using meat, but with the addition of vegetables. Traditional Tripuri cuisine is known as Mui Borok. Tripuri food has a key ingredient called Berma, which is dried and fermented fish. The food is considered to be healthy as it is prepared without oil. Flavor wise, Berma is more on the sour side. Tripuri food such as bangui rice and fish stews, bamboo shoots, fermented fish, local herbs, and meat roasts are extremely popular within and outside the state.

Contents

  • Traditional food 1
  • Tripuri rice 2
  • Mui Borok 3
    • Chakhwi 3.1
    • Muitru 3.2
    • Mwkhwi 3.3
  • Food items 4
    • Tripuri vegetables 4.1
  • Drinks 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Traditional food

The Tripuris are in general non-vegetarian, although some followers of Vaishnavism tend toward vegetarianism.

The major food items among Tripuris are:

  • Chakhwi
  • Mwkhwi
  • Muitru

Tripuri rice

Rice is called Mai in Kokborok. The different varieties of rice used are

Mui Borok

The Tripuri people call their traditional cuisine Mui Borok.

Chakhwi

  • Chakhwi
  • Chakhwtwi kwthwng
  • Chakhwtwi kumun
  • Chatang
  • Champrai

Muitru

  • Auandru
  • Bwtwi
  • Hontali
  • Gudok
  • Khalok
  • Uhmai
  • Pehng
  • Napehng
  • Ik
  • Yokhpra
  • Sokrang
  • Maipolok
  • Yohk
  • Mur
  • Sok
  • Hang
  • Ser
  • Irimbak
  • Mosodeng
  • Kelua
  • Mohsotok
  • Akhata
  • Aloni
  • Ruk
  • Neransi

Mwkhwi

  • Thentrwi mwkhwi
  • Thaiplo mwkhwi
  • Belphui mwkhwi
  • Dorompai mwkhwi
  • Thaihchumu mwkhwi
  • Thaihtwi mwkhwi
  • Jambi mwkhwi
  • Thaihchuk mwkhwtwi
  • Thaihstem mwkhwtwi
  • Daskuiya mwkhwtwi
  • Yasrem mwkhwi

Food items

The major food items of Tripuris include pork, chicken, mutton, beef, turtle, fish, prawns, crabs and frogs.

Tripuri vegetables

Vegetables grown in the Tripuri households are - Thaihchumu, Dorompai,Momphol, Khaklu, Chakumura, pumpkin, Siping, Moso peppers, Phantok, Belso, Lubiya, Sobai, Orai, Khokleng, Khama, Thah, Mogwdam, corn, Maising, Banta, Khundrupui, Milokbanta, Muiching, Haiching, Swtwih, Wswndwi, Gunthu, Khumchak, Khumjar, Khumdaga, Khumpui, Khumtwisa among many others.

Drinks

See also

References

  • Chahmung Borok (The dishes of the Borok people), Narendra Debbarma, KOHM.

External links

  • Tripuri cuisines page
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