Top 4 Street Food From Assam You Can’t Miss.
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We are practically surrounded by a variety of international meals, dishes, snacks, and beverages. Food is an extremely important component of our existence. Every day when we wake up, the first thing we think about is what to eat for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  

Not only that, but we are approaching a time where even street food is as vital to us as homemade meals. 

Every day, hundreds and thousands of new street food stalls open, introducing us to cuisines from all around India. It is not necessary to travel to a different state or city to sample its cuisine. 

We are all die-hard fans of street food, from 'gol gappas' to 'momos,' and can't picture our existence without it.   

Today we're featuring a different type of street food: Assamese street food.  

Assam is a state in northeastern India noted for its biodiversity and tea plantations, as we all know. But it's also a spot where you may get wonderful dishes and snacks that few people are aware of. These lesser-known but equally delectable Assamese snacks will have you planning your next trip to any Assamese cuisine restaurant, or even to Assam. 

Check out the top 4 Assamese street food you can't afford to miss.  


1.    Laksa 

It's a noodle soup meal with thick rice noodles, chicken or prawns, with tamarind sauce and coconut soup. This is a meal that may be had at any time of day. This dish is a popular Assamese street food with the perfect balance of sour and spicy flavours. 

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2.    Silkworm fry 

Only a few people would risk their lives to try this renowned street food. It's an unusual appetiser produced by frying silkworm and seasoning it with a variety of spices and seasonings. This gives the snack a crispy texture and makes it quite popular among the locals. 

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3.    Pitha 

This Assamese Street snack are shaped like dumplings and fritters, and can be eaten sweet or savoury. It's produced with a special batter that contains bora saul (glutinous rice) and is either fried or steamed. It's frequently made for important occasions, such as Bihu. 

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4.    Stir fry pork 

 Made using pork chops that have been stir-fried with broccoli, onion, bell peppers, ginger, and garlic. By thickening it with cornstarch and adding spices like soy sauce, the flavour is increased.  

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Apart from these four, Assam is known for other dishes such as momos, wontons, rolls, thukpa, and so on. Don't forget to try their Assamese tea while you're there. It has a reputation for being delicious.