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Tripuri cuisine

The 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 items

The 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:

* Chakhwi
* Mwkhwi
* Muitru

Tripuri rice

Rice is called Mai in Kokborok. The different varieties of rice used are
* Maisa
* Mami
* Guriya

Mui Borok

The Tripuri people call their traditional cuisine as Mui Borok.

Chakhwi

See main article Chakhwi.

* Chakhwi
* Chakhwtwi kwthwng
* Chakhwtwi kumun
* Chatang
* Champrai

Muitru

See main article Muitru.

* Auandru
* Bwtwi
* Hontali
* Gudok
* Khalok
* Uhmai
* Pehng
* Napehng
* Ik
* Yokhpra
* Sokrang
* Maipolok
* Yohk
* Mur
* Sok
* Hang
* Ser
* Irimbak
* Mosodeng
* Kelua
* Mohsotok
* Akhata
* Aloni
* Ruk
* Neransi

Mwkhwi

See 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

Food items

The major food items of Tripuri's are: Non-vegetarian:

* pork
* chicken
* mutton
* beef
* turtle
* fish
* prawns
* crabs
* frogs

Tripuri vegetables

Traditionally used vegetables grown in the Tripuri households are * Thaihchumu
* Dorompai
* Momphol
* Khaklu
* Chakumura , pumpkin
* Siping
* Moso , chillies
* Phantok , brinjal
* Belso
* Lubiya
* Sobai
* Orai
* Khokleng
* Khama
* Thah
* Mogwdam , corn
* Maising
* Banta
* Khundrupui
* Milokbanta
* Muiching
* Haiching
* Swtwih
* Wswndwi
* Gunthu
* Khumchak
* Khumjar
* Khumdaga
* Khumpui
* Khumtwisa , etc, etc

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