Top 20 Weird Food Items That Are Popular Nowadays

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top 20 weird food items that are popular nowadays
top 20 weird food items that are popular nowadays

We are all Indians, a country famous for its several food and spice cultures. It has people from different cultures and tribes. Whenever we talk about our food culture, we talk about traditional items. While outing, you often come across food items that we do not even know. People are fond of eating something new every day, and with the help of social media, everyone is eager to know what is new on the list. Let’s end your curiosity and go through the top 20 weird food items that are popular nowadays, described below.

1. Doh Khileh

The first item in our weird food item is Doh Khileh. This food is famous in Meghalaya. It’s a traditional food made up of pork. It is similar to Pork and Onion Salad. The main thing in this is, well garnished with steamed pig brains. It might sound weird.

1.Doh Khileh

2. Oreo Pakoda

After bhang pakora, let us have a new item on the list for you. A product given to the world by some unique food bloggers, named oreo pakora, made by the chocolate cookie of oreo, well fried with besan in the cooking oil, think before trying it!

2. Oreo Pakoda

3. Dog Meat

By the name, you already have guessed that it is a meat of a dog or flesh taken from edible parts of the body of dogs. It is a favorite food consumed by the tribal people of Manipur, Mizoram, and Nagaland in eastern India.

3. Dog Meat

4. Frog Legs

Food comes with medicinal properties, said to the Lepchas community of Sikkim. Frog Leg comes fourth in the list. Frog legs are prepared using the leg piece of the frog and then by frying it. It is popular in Sikkim and Goa nowadays. If we go through its benefits, it is beneficial in curing dysentery and stomach problems.

4. Frog Legs

5. Sorpotel (Chouricos)

It is a Portuguese dish. If you are a lover of pig recipes, then you must be surprised by knowing that it has a pig’s internal organs. This food is another most popular food in Goa. Apparently, it deserves to be on the list of weird foods.

5. Sorpotel Chouricos

6. Koldil Paro Manghor Jalukia

Just like its huge name, its level of weirdness is also extensive. It is a mixed item with potatoes and banana flowers. Specialty is in its flavor that comes from Pigeon meat. You can find Koldil paro in Assam. Making this Dish is a long tiring process. But this is what makes it tastier.

6. Koldil paro manghor jalukia

7. Phan Put

It’s a vegetarian food mainly found in northeast Indian cuisine as it is a portion of vegetarian food. You will be shocked to know that it has rotten potatoes for its unique taste. People love it, as it is eaten raw by cooking with different spices. It is very delicious. Hence, people are curious to try it once.

7. Phan put

8. Chaprah

It is a chutney made up of red ants and their eggs. Firstly, they crush those ants and eggs. They dry them well and add spices like coriander, salt, ginger, garlic, etc. Chaprah is a famous food or chutney in Chhattisgarh. Adding sugar is a specialty in it. Nowadays, its demand is very high all over India.

8.Chaprah

9. Bhang Pakora

You are familiar with the besan pakora, and pakora of urad dal. Have you ever heard of the pakora of bhang? This Dish is prepared by chopping and crushing the bhang leaves and mixing coriander. It is a dish usually used in the festival of color Holi in Rajasthan because bhang sells on holi. Bhang pakora also contains a lot of medicinal properties.

9. Bhang Pakora

10. Rasgulla Chaat

Let’s another product given to us by social media is Rasgulla chaat. We know rasgulla is a very famous sweet of west Bengal and loved by everyone. An innovative vendor in Delhi used this sweet for his experiment and made a new weird item. He used a few other ingredients like yogurt, dry fruits, and some chutney and named it rasgulla chat.

10. Rasgulla chaat

11. Fried Snails

It is a European food mainly named in restaurants by Escargot. Freid snail is food made by snails. You can find it in soil or in water. Due to its unique recipe, it’s a long process to cook it. It’s cooked with olive oil. If you don’t have an allergy, you should try it once.

11. Fried snails

12. Siri Or Mudiya

By the name, you already have guessed if you belong to eastern India that mudiya means head. This food Siri or mudiya comes from the head of a goat. It is eaten in north India, is cooked by removing the skin, cut into pieces, and then fried or cooked with spices. The taste is similar to goat mutton.

12. Siri or mudiya

13. Baby Shark Curry

If you go with kinds of seafood, the weirdest Dish is Baby shark curry. It is famous in Goa because of its proximity to various beaches. Made of baby shark fish and mixed with east Indian spices, Baby Shark Curry can be delicious. Thanks to the meaty texture of the shark fish for making it tastier to eat.

13. Baby Shark Curry

14. Khorisha

It is a food of pickled form in which bamboo shoot ferments in raw or pickled form. The root of Khorasan is in China and India. You can find it in Assam in different flavors eaten with fish. It is an unusual dish.

14. Khorisha

15. Rat Meat

Rat Meat is Another non-vegetarian food but a bit different because it is not like general mutton, pork, or chicken. It has the meat of a rat. Rat is eaten traditionally by tribals of Odisha, Jharkhand, and other tribal areas. Nowadays, rat meat is rather popular in every place. It is found in the hotels of Bihar easily.

15. Rat meat

16. Onion Of Halwa

Halwa is a very favorite dish for everyone. But, did you hear the halwa of onion? Everyone like onion halwa very much. It goes by the same process with just a few changes in the carrot halwa. But one thing you should add ghee in the place of refined oil for better fragrance and taste. It is so a tasty, unimaginable, and weird Dish. However, the dish will make you go to heaven. It is a slow cooking process.

16. Onion of Halwa

17. Jadoh

Another unique dish of Meghalaya is a rice dish such as biryani. It is a dish mixed with the blood and entrails of chicken or pigs. They cook Jadoh Biryani in blood. Everyone cannot eat it. If you are a food freak or want some adventure in the field of food, you must try it once. Also, it is one of the rarest foods found in India.

17. Jadoh

18. Kullu Trout

If you love to eat fish, then you must try it. Kullu trout is a dish mainly from Himachal Pradesh. The name Kullu comes from the city Kullu, a non-vegetarian dish made from fish. But the thing which makes it different from any other dish is the cooking process. It has minimal species to bring out the raw taste of trout. It comes with boiled vegetables. It is healthier as it is tasty as well.

18. Kullu Trout

19. Nahkham

Another one is from Meghalaya. We know Meghalaya is the home of tribes and a region where fish is present as the uniform dish. Nahkham is a dish prepared with fish. Its main ingredient is dried fish and distilled ashes. Nahkham is very popular in the Garo tribe of Meghalaya.

19. Nahkham

20. Chang

Lastly, this Dish was gifted to us by the people of Sikkim. In taste, it is a mildly alcoholic sweet-soured fermented cereal-based drink served in a bamboo receptacle with the help of a bamboo pipe, if we go through the intricacies, it is distinguished wine in Tibbet, it tastes like a beer, if you want to taste it you should go to north-east India.

20. Chang