Zawngtah | Jonglha | Yongchak | Stink Bean

Zawngtah

Comes winter and comes the season favourite beans Zawngtah, yes, its official its the Zawngtah Season!!!

Zawngtah, Jonglha, Yongchak, Bitter Beans, Parkia, Parkia roxburghii , Parkia javanica , Parkia speciosa, twisted cluster bean, pete, Kam, petai

Zawngtah, Jonglha, Yongchak, Bitter Beans, Parkia, Parkia roxburghii , Parkia javanica , Parkia speciosa, twisted cluster bean, pete, Kam, petaiParkia speciosa or  Parkia roxburghii  (stink bean, petai, bitter bean, stinker or twisted cluster bean) locally known as Zawngtah/Jonglha/Yongchak in Manipur is a plant of the genus Parkia in the family Fabaceae. It bears long, flat edible beans with bright green seeds the size and shape of plump almonds which have a peculiar smell, They are best when consumed with other strongly flavored foods, such as Ngathu (Ngari/Fermented Fish) Sathu (Saum/Fermented Meat Fats) or Fried.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Hoih lun says:

    Yummy

    1. lets cook with all our heart lun

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