An ancient heritage villages of Nagaland , located at a distance of 41 km from the capital city of the state, Touphema provides an intriguing insight of the Naga social system along with culture and governance.
Angami Sekrenyi is an annual festival, which is celebrated with great fervour in the village in the month of February. Visitors can also devour Naga cuisine specialities such as Ghalo and Bamboo Baked Fish along with Rice Beer at the village. A typical Naga meal has sticky rice, smoked meat either dry or pork with bamboo shoots; fish steamed in hollow bamboo tubes with some spices, boiled vegetables, and spicy chilli sauces. The Bhut jolokia—one of the hottest chillies in the world is native to the region and used in many local recipes. Also try the fried momos and wash them down with zuthou, a sour rice beer. Vegetarians, there are all kinds of fiddlehead ferns, lai leafy greens, to experiment with. Be sure to try galho, the local version of khichdi.