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No Oil Hawaithrak Makuchabi Kangshoi-Tender Green Peas Stew

The cold and chilling winters fondly remind me of my hometown- warm winter clothes, foggy and cloudy winter days, those late evening family outdoor bonfires with endless chatting till past midnight (we take a short break in between for our dinner), varieties of winter vegetables and the delicacies prepared with them. As I speak of winter vegetables… Continue reading No Oil Hawaithrak Makuchabi Kangshoi-Tender Green Peas Stew

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Berma Bai Swtkwi Mosdeng-Tripuri Berma Chutney with a Twist

Berma or Fermented Fish(Tungtap, Ngari, Hidol, Shidol) is an important food item relished by the people of the North-Eastern part of India. An oil fried bhorta or chutney with freshly ground raw turmeric roots along with onion, garlic, green chilli pepper and berma, Berma Bai Swtkwi Mosdeng which is relished by the non-indigenous as well as many… Continue reading Berma Bai Swtkwi Mosdeng-Tripuri Berma Chutney with a Twist

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Heikha Athumba Thongba-A Sweet and Sour Syrupy Plum Sauce

On a pickle and chutney making spree these days since the monsoon has announced its arrival few days back. It was a pleasant day today, the sun was smiling brightly. With some local prune plums from yesterday's fruit market visit, made some Heikha Athumba Thongba or sweet and sour syrupy plum sauce. A sweet chutney/sauce with plums… Continue reading Heikha Athumba Thongba-A Sweet and Sour Syrupy Plum Sauce

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Gudok-A Simple Indigenous Dish of Tripura

Gudok is an important dish which belongs to the beautiful North-East Indian state of Tripura from where I belong to. Gudok has an ethnic value among the tribal communities of Tripura. This delicacy is prepared and served during ceremonial or community meals with other delicacies. A popular berma/fermented fish delicacy which is enjoyed by the Tripuris, Reang, Mog… Continue reading Gudok-A Simple Indigenous Dish of Tripura

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Soya Kanghou-Easy To Make Fried Soya Chunk Recipe

Back with my posts. The summer days are challenging for all of us as we struggle to cook meals for our families each day. For me it's either some quick recipes or ingredients readied overnight or in the morning hours before 9 am for the next meal. Some quick kitchen and cooking tips grasped from my Ima… Continue reading Soya Kanghou-Easy To Make Fried Soya Chunk Recipe

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Hanggam Maton Kobimana Singju

    Yet another authentic Manipuri vegetarian singju recipe, Hanggam Maton Kobimana Singju, a raw salad with tender mustard green flower bud stalks and finely shredded cabbage leaves along with edible maru/roots and fresh maroi/herbs. This vegetarian Singju is a popular food item relished as an evening snack along with bora/gram flour or lentil fritters/pakoras by… Continue reading Hanggam Maton Kobimana Singju