As more people will be visiting the northeast Indian state during this time of the year for the Ziro Music Festival, it is also the best time to experience local food and culture. Why opt for the familiar when you can indulge in some local dishes easily available in the Ziro Valley? Locals suggest trying out some of their most favourite dishes
With over 25 known tribes, and several sub-tribes, locals say Arunachal Pradesh is a treasure trove for any food and travel enthusiast.
- Most dishes in the local cuisine are from rice and millets, and dried, fermented or
- Local wine is made from ingredients including millet, kiwi, plum, pear and peach
- While in Ziro, visit Siikhe and Seeh Lake, Kasa Viewpoint, Taw Tiibe and Ziro Puto
Junu Elapra will witness many tourists visit Ziro Valley later this week, as the Arunachal Pradesh local, who currently works as a teacher there along with many others welcome music festival attendees who will flock to the region for the Ziro Music Festival. She expresses, “The village comes alive with music, art, and cultural performances during this time.” While she isn’t a native of the area, as she hails from Roing, Elapra has been living in the Ziro for close to six years now, and her experience is one of many people who have been welcoming tourists since the festival came to life in 2012.
Every year, the Ziro Music Festival has been taking place in the Arunachal Pradesh village for the last 11 years. This year, it is all set to begin from September 28 and will go on till October 1. As people have booked their tickets and are set to stay there for the next week and more, they may want to indulge in local food and drink. Yes, the internet has many guides, but what is better than mid-day.com getting locals from Arunachal Pradesh to share their food and travel guide for visitors?