Top 20 Best Delicious Food Items Of Assam

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top 20 best delicious food items of assam
top 20 best delicious food items of assam

Assam is a North-Eastern State of India that offers distinct flavors and cultural delicacies to tickle the taste buds of individuals on a visit. Assam is a noticeable state because of two salient reasons; 

  1. First is the existence of horned rhinoceros and
  2. The second is authentic Assamese cuisine.

Assam is a beautiful place where we can see eye-popping wildlife scenes. Likewise, Assamese cuisine is something one must not miss a chance to grab. Assam offers wholesome food delicacies in a wide range. Let us explore Assamese Delicious food items with us.

1. Khaar

Khaar is the authentic staple cuisine of Assam. This dish is a non-veg dish. Chicken is mashed with papaya and dry fruits and then cooked. This dish is the first and vital dish to grab the taste of Assamese cuisine. This dish is a must-try.

1. Khaar

2. Duck Meat Curry

A staple and mouth-watering non-veg Assamese cuisine is a duck meat curry. The gravy of this dish is like curry. Curry is a blend of marinated pieces of duck meat sauteed in authentic spices and dropped in the mouth-watering curry gravy. This dish is a must-try.

2. Duck Meat Curry

3. Masoor Tenga

This dish is an authentic Assamese fish curry that tickles the taste buds with a spicy and tangy flavor. This dish is the integral seafood of Assam. If someone doesn’t want to binge on sweet dishes, then one must go for the relishing tangy masoor Tenga. The lemon garnishing is the vital element of this recipe.

3. Masoor Tenga

4. Aloo Pitika

The vibrant dish for pure vegetarian people is Aloo Pitaka. This dish is a boon for all veg-eaters. Potatoes are boiled and then blended with authentic spices of Assam to give a raw taste. A coriander garnishing is done over the dish to penetrate the freshness of coriander in this delicacy. This dish is perfect. One must for sure try this.

4. Aloo Pitika

5. Silkworm

Silkworm is an authentic Assamese cuisine prepared uniquely. As we all know, Assam is famous for silk; so silkworms need to be the integral dish of this state. The people of Assam love this dish very much. Non-veg eaters must try this dish. 

5. Silkworm

6. Assam Tea

Assam is the largest producer of Tea. Tea is a unique beverage cooked in Assam. It is a Tea cooked by adding boiling water and tea leaves that give a sweet and delicious taste. A cup of Assam Tea is a lifesaver in such cold weather. A pinch of tea leaves gives it a reddish color and a distinctive aroma one cannot miss, adding to the exoticness of this dish. Tea is a traditional tea-based beverage consisting of unique characteristics that perfectly match the need of cold hands and awaiting taste buds.

6. Assam Tea

7. Doi Chirra

Doi Chira is puffed rice mixed with authentic spices. Curd is the main element of the dish as the puffed rice is blent with it. This dish is a quick and sorted recipe. One must try this dish.

7. Doi Chirra

8. Tekeli Pitha And Laal Shah

Tekeli Pitha is rice cakes steamed in a kettle called a lid. Laal Shah is a complementary dish to Tekeli Pitha. Laal Shah is Red Tea which is a boon for all Pitha lovers. This dish enhances the taste of the whole cuisine and makes it wholesome.

8. Tekeli Pitha and Laal Shah

9. Tomato Chutney

Tomato is the main component of this dish. Tomatoes are put together and peeled, ground, and then served. This dish is an eatery of village people instead of city people. One must surely try the relishing taste of this authentic cuisine.

9. Tomato Chutney

10. Til Pitha

Til Pitha is a sweet dish. Til Pitha is the simplest among the distinct varieties of Pithas. Though the demand for Other flavored Pithas has taken over, the delicious taste of this Til Pitha never fades. This dish is a must-try.

10. Til Pitha

11. Xaak Aru Bhaji

Xaak Aru Bhaji is an odd-eve dish, which means this dish acts as a complementary dish to all Assamese cuisines. Vegetables, oil, garlic, ginger, and coriander leaves are sauteed in authentic spices to give a relishing mouth-watering taste. This dish is a must-try.

11. Xaak Aru Bhaji

12. Paro Manxho

This dish is an integral dish from Assamese culture. Pigeon meat is the main element here. Pigeon meat is a staple food where the pigeon is sauteed in authentic spices and mixed in gravy. Assamese people make this dish generally on occasions and at festivals.

12. Paro Manxho

13. Ou khatta

Ou Khatta dish comes in a section of cuisines like chutneys. This dish is a chutney made of jaggery and elephant apple. Chutney tastes tangy, sweet, and sour. This dish is complementary to all rice dishes.

13. Ou khatta

14. Gooror Payas

Payas is a kheer. This kheer is made in various flavors using different integral fruits. Gooror Pitha is a kheer comprising jaggery, dates, cashew, and bay leaves. This dish is a must-try.

14. Gooror Payas

15. Narikol Pitha

In the world of Pithas, Narikol Pitas are the most in demand pithas. Coconut is the integral element of this dish. A sweet taste along with coconut filling brings out the relishing flavors that tickle the taste buds and makes them dance.

15. Narikol Pitha

16. Komolar Kheer

A sweet dish is a must when dining for a full-square meal at any eatery. In a world full of spicy cuisines, here comes the delicate, tangy, and sweet eatable to please your mouth and heart with a smooth sweet taste of milk and sour taste of orange. Kheer is an Assamese Cultural sweet dish made on any occasion or festival. This dish is a delicate, sweet, and relishing cuisine of Assam.

16. Komolar Kheer

17. Baanhgajor Lagot Kukura

Chicken, meat, Lentils, and bamboo shoot are the main elements of this dish. Chicken sauteed in spices and then left over to get cooked. Bamboo Shoot (that part of bamboo consumed) adds up to the uniqueness of the dish. This dish is a must-try.

17. Baanhgajor Lagot Kukura

18. Fish Fried Rice

Fish fried rice is fish boiled in water along with authentic spices of Assam. This dish is simple yet delicious. The main element that provides this dish a unique crown is the garnishing of fish and rice with lemon juice. This dish is a must-try.

18. Fish Fried Rice

19. Til Diya Murgi

Til Diya Murgi is chicken cooked in a gravy of black sesame. This dish is an integral north-eastern dish of India. A unique cuisine of Assam that is a perfect blend of authentic spices, sesame, and chicken. This dish is a must-try.

19. Til Diya Murgi

20. Rice Payas

Joha Rice is the main element used in this dish. Rice Payas is a kind of pudding, but the only difference is that this dish is of a unique type of joha rice garnished with dry fruits and ghee. This dish is a must-try.

20. Rice Payas