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Tripuri cuisineThe Tripuri (Tipra or Tipperah) people are the original inhabitants of the state of Tripura in North East India. The indigenous Tripuri people comprises various communities viz., Tipra, Reang, Jamatia, Noatia, Uchoi,etc. The Tripuri people have their own indigenious culture and cuisine, which is different from the rest of the Indian people.
Traditional food itemsThe Tripuri's are traditionally non-vegetarian, though there is a minority modern vaishnavite vegetarian following.
The following three are the major food items among Tripuri's:
Tripuri riceRice is called Mai in Kokborok. The different varieties of rice used are
Mui BorokThe Tripuri people call their traditional cuisine as Mui Borok.
ChakhwiSee main article Chakhwi.
* Chakhwtwi kwthwng
* Chakhwtwi kumun
MuitruSee main article Muitru.
MwkhwiSee main article Mwkhwi.
* Thentrwi mwkhwi
* Thaiplo mwkhwi
* Belphui mwkhwi
* Dorompai mwkhwi
* Thaihchumu mwkhwi
* Thaihtwi mwkhwi
* Jambi mwkhwi
* Thaihchuk mwkhwtwi
* Thaihstem mwkhwtwi
* Daskuiya mwkhwtwi
* Yasrem mwkhwi
The major food items of Tripuri's are: Non-vegetarian:* pork
Tripuri vegetablesTraditionally used vegetables grown in the Tripuri households are * Thaihchumu
* Chakumura , pumpkin
* Moso , chillies
* Phantok , brinjal
* Mogwdam , corn
* Khumtwisa , etc, etc
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