Today we discuss the famous and special food of Agartala but first, let’s have a look towards Agartala city. Agartala is the capital of Tripura which is a northeast state of India. It is well known for its beautiful places to visit here as well for its historical stories. But, as we know that every city or state has its own specialty, similarly this city also has its own specialty. Agartala is famous for its delicious and various types of cuisines. There are many varieties which you will definitely like. So, let’s take a small tour of the famous and special food of Agartala which melts your heart.
Famous and Special Food of Agartala
If you are a meat lover then you must have to know about Bangui because it is just like meat. As we know that rice is the main diet for Tripura people, so in order to give them an extra advantage one makes a special dish which is named as Bangui. It is a special dish which is made up of rice and the rice gets dried in the sun and then boiled with ghee, ginger and onion. After that, they eat this with meat or fish which makes a perfect combination. You must try it.
Chauk and Chuwarak
It is a famous drink in Agartala which is made up of rice. If you are a beer lover then you probably love this drink. It is the traditional beer of Agartala which is very famous in the city. This beer is made by fragmenting rice water. It is a famous drink which is taken by them on special occasions and festivals. It is prepared in different styles and by using various ingredients like jack fruit, Mami rice, pineapple, etc. It is also considered that this drink or beer is one of the safest drinks in the world.
It is also very famous among all the traditional dishes in Agartala. This dish is prepared with bamboo pipes. It has a special taste because of its aroma and bamboo pipes. But now a days, in the modern era, this dish is prepared in the pan as well. This is well known dish across the city. It is advisable to try it once to experience a taste of Agartala food.
Panch Phoron Tarkaari
It is also one of the famous and special foods of Agartala. The special thing to notice about this dish is that the fragrance of this dish influences the Bengali tradition and this is also one of the reasons why it is famous across the city. It has special and important Bengali spices which make a perfect blend of five spices and hence it is named as ” Panch Phoron Tarkaari”. It is purely a vegetarian dish and is made up of many vegetables like pumpkin, potato, brinjal, etc and has added spices in it such as red chilies, green chilies, turmeric, bay leaves, etc. It is also regarded as healthy food.
It is the traditional and famous cuisine of the Agartala. This dish is very famous in the city. In Tripura’s food, you will always find one ingredient in every dish, i.e., Berma. As same mui borok is also made with the help of berma. The berma is dried and a fragmented fish which is love for Agartala people and it is extremely healthy. This dish is very healthy because it is prepared without oil and also has many vitamins and nutrients. So, I will suggest that you must try it once whenever you traveled to Agartala.
It is the most delightful, tasty and aromatic dish in agartala. It is made with stir-fried bamboo shoots and pork pieces and spiced with ginger paste, turmeric, rice flour paste, some raw papayas and green chilies. The taste if this dish is mouth watering and heart melting. Best thing about this dish is it is cooked without oil. There is no question to avoid this dish whenever you get a chance to travel to Agartala.
It is a ethnic pork dish which is famous across the city and has a delicious and mouth watering taste. If you are a meat lover then you will definitely like it. This delicious dish is prepared with pork, onions, coriander leaves and green chilies. The roasted green chilies add the perfect aroma and spices to this delicious dish.