Banana Flower | Nahtang um

Banana Flower Banana Flower known as Nahtang-um or Na-um or nachang-um is used for ingredients in boil veg, fish soup, salad or stir fry etc.  The Banana flower is starchy and slightly bitter,  with more  of a vegetal flavors, entirely different than the mature banana fruit. This vitamin rich flower will be one of my…

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…

Pork, Beef and Banana Stem Recipe

Pork, Beef and Banana Stem Recipe Hello Friends, Banana stem is a fibre- rich item that the Northeast of India used extensively esp in the Manipur State and in Mizoram. It is cooked with meat, and eaten in salad (singju), or Hot chutney like Sathu Maltameh (an ethnic cuisine prepared using fermented meat fat by…

Banana Stem | Nangtang Kung

Banana Stem | Nangtang Kung  Banana stem or plant is one of the vegetables used extensively in manipur. This plaintain stems are a very good source of dietary fibre and has many medicinal values. In Manipur, it is cooked with meat or make in a hot chutney, or salad. Comment | Like | Share |…

Colocasia Root Recipe | Bal Meh

Bal (Colocasia Root) Meh  Bal or Taro or Arbi or Colocasia roots  is a popular roots vegetables of the  hills of Northeast part of India.  It has a brown exterior and a creamy flesh.  This Starchy plant has a similar flavour with potatoes. It can be fry, boiled and is versatile. . In the Northeast Part…

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…

Havai Zik | Pea Tips

Havai Zik | Pea Tips Havai zik or Pea tips or shoots are the tender leaves of pea plant. It is my all-time favourite green vegetable. When cooked it is similar to baby spinach and is versatile. It can be eaten raw as salads , cooked, stir fry etc. The stems/stalks are edible, crisp and…

Tangkuangteh Tuimawl/Antuimawl/Pennywort Soup

Hello Everyone, Do you like Tangkuangteh/Indian Pennywort? Tangkuangteh is a local name for Indian Pennywort, also Known as Changkuangche/ Changkongche, spadeleaf, Brahmi/Brahma manduki, Peruk etc. It is use as a medicinal herb in India, the full plant can be eaten, In Manipur we eat it raw – in salad/singju or make it as a hot…

Havai/Matar/Sweetpea Mehpok

Mehpok is a rice dish or rice porridge flavoured with meat, veg, herbs, it can be eaten as it is, or served as side dish. it is one of the favourite tribal dish of the Northeast India Today lets cook Sweet pea Mehpok/ Rice Dish Ingredients Sweet peas Short Grain Rice Chicken stock Cooking Soda…