The Mizo people love boiled food and non-vegeterian food. Try bai boiled vegetables in water with of salt, chingal [now replaced with cooking soda], and sa-um. Try out also chhangban mizo chhang, which is boiled or cooked dough of the glutinous rice. Sawhchiar is another common dish, made of rice cooked with pork or chicken. Other popular dishes are jadoh, kikpu, tung-toh, and pickled bamboo shoots.

The food is generally cheap /reasonable. Even roadside restarants are quite hygeinic. You can see the food cooked infront of you. This could be because all these places are run and managed by women.