Rice beer is a famous beverage of Arunachal Pradesh as an alcoholic drink. There are different varieties of rice beer with different flavours.
Thukpa is another traditional dish common among "monpa" a tribe of Arunachal.
The staple food is rice along with fish, meat and lots of green vegetables. Different varieties of rice are available. Lettuce is the most common and preferred vegetable of all, prepared by boiling it with ginger, coriander and green chillies. Boiled rice cakes wrapped in leaves is a famous snack.