Cuisine of Arunachal Pradesh
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Apang or rice beer made from fermented rice or millet is a popular beverage in Arunachal Pradesh, as an alcoholic drink. There are different varieties of rice beer with different flavours. Thukpa is another traditional dish common among "Monpa" a tribe of Arunachal.
The staple food is rice along with fish, meat and many green vegetables. Different varieties of rice are available. Lettuce is the most common and preferred vegetable of all, prepared by boiling it with ginger, coriander and green chillies. Boiled rice cakes wrapped in leaves is a famous snack.
The momos are also popular. Dishes in eastern districts like Tirap and Changlang have some different method in their way of food preparation.