Foxnut Chutney : Thangjing Malta meh : Hot Foxnut Salad

Euryale ferox  or Foxnut or Lotus seeds also known as Makhana in Hindi and Punjabi and locally known as Thangzing/Thangjing in Manipur. The plant produces starchy white seeds that are edible.Puffed lotus seeds are also eaten as snack, or made into kheer. It has both nutritive as well as medicinal uses. In Manipur it is cooked or…

Zawngtah Malta Meh | Petai Beans Chutney

Zawngtah  Malta Meh  (Petai Beans Chutney) Ingredients Zawngtah / Stink beans / Petai Sap Malta / King Chili / Ghost Chili Ngathu / Fermented Fish Sipi / Perilla Seeds Havai Zik / Pea tips Chi / Salt How to prepare? Making Zawngtah Malta meh is easy but it takes time to clean the Beans as…

Bambooshoots Salad – Gotuai Maltameh

Bamboo shoots locally known as Gotuai/Mautuai  are the edible shoots of many bamboo species. They have a wide variety of culinary uses such as in traditional dishes  with sathu, ngathu , tangal meh or meh pok. They are sold in various processed shapes, and are available in fresh, dried, and canned. In Manipur(India), It is also fermented…