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Flavours of Sikkim


Sikkimese food is a melange of Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian influences; rice is a staple and dhal is readily available, while gyakho is a traditional chimney stew served on special occasions. Sikkimese delicacies include ningro (fern rings), shisnu (nettle soup), phing (glass noodles), and churpi (dri cheese) cooked with chillies.

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