Local Cuisine you can except in the Homestay of Darjeeling & sikkim
The people of these places are mostly rice carters and the daily meal of common people household consists of rice,dal and curry (from self grown organic vegetables ) and mashed pickle (achar).compared to the Indian diets these meal are normally less spicy with emphasis on vegetable/meats soups. one can experience the variety of cuisine while in these places.
varieties of bread: 1. phapar ko roti 2. sael roti 3. khapsey 4. zeero 5.makai ko roti 6. kodo ko roti
varieties of soups:1. sishnu ko soup ( scientific name:urtica dioica) knettel soup 2. gundruk ko soup ( fermented soup ) 3. kinema ko soup (soup of fermented soya bean ) 5. churpi ko - jhool ( cootage cheese)
varieties of curry :1. Rayo ko saag / duko ko saag. 2. simrio 3. taba (bamboo shoots ) 4. ningro (fern head )
varieties of pickle: 1. Gorkhey achar ( tomato, onion, and chilli) 2. bamboo shoots 3. thotney ko achar 4. chimphing ko achar 5.Bee ko achar 6. varieties of pickle mashed