MISA MACH POORA- GRILLED SHRIMP RECIPE FROM MIZORAM

The land of the Seven Sisters – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura – is home to India’s largest collection of tribals who migrated to our peninsula, through the centuries via Myanmar. The prominent tribal groups include the Nagas, Khasis, Jaintias, Mizos, Boros, Garos and Kacharis. Each group maintains its own identity and culture of language, art and culinary specialties with their integral traditions forming part of their daily lives. The land of the Seven Sisters still remain the lesser explored states of India. Apart from spectacular tourism, the regions are also renowned for their interesting cuisine,…

Masor Tenga (Tangy Fish Curry)

Assam, the beautiful state of North-East India has an incredible range of culture, awesome wildlife, the world famous Assam Tea, oldest oil refineries, famous Kamakhya temple and of course, the Assamese cuisine, which is characterized by very little use of spices but strong flavors. This Masor Tenga (Tangy Fish Curry), is an indispensable part of a proper meal in Assam. This is a light and tangy dish, and is one of Assam’s signature preparations. The key ingredient in a tenga is the use of a souring agent like lemon or tomato which lends the dish a tart tangy taste. I…

DAHI MACHA- Fish cooked in rich yoghurt and mustard paste

The cuisine of Odisha is simple, economic yet temptingly delicious. The food is spicy, hot and thereby foodies having savoury mouth will certainly enjoy the food items that Odisha offers. Due to similar geographical conditions, food preparations are almost the same as that of its neighboring states Bihar and West Bengal. However what makes Odia dishes different from others is the use of a variety of spices and the way they use it. Being a coastal state, fish forms an integral part of their traditional cuisine. Dahi Machha is a traditional Odia delicacy made of fish in a spicy yogurt…

CURRIED PRAWN IN COCONUT MILK

Prawns have been a favorite since childhood.Being born and brought up in the coastal region, I have the opportunity to try out various dishes made out of Prawn.Prawn is one of the most tempting coastal food across the world.This whole week I have been experimenting with a lot of Prawn dishes and today I feel like eating something light which I can quickly make.Hence this mouthwatering Curried Prawn in Coconut milk. This is a home style Prawn Curry recipe from my Diary cooked in Coconut milk making the dish quite juicy and hot. Any size of prawns is good ,…

PRAWN MALAI CURRY

 Prawns delicately cooked in cream with spices Filed in Rich Prawns Malai Curry, which is rich in taste, to try at home.You can serve this curry with ghee or jeera rice, This is one prawn preparation that a bong household will never fail to serve you if you’ve been invited over. Any special occasion’s menu is lacking if Chingri Macher Malaikari or Prawn Malai Curry (prawn cooked in rich spiced coocnut milk) is not a part of it.

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