Food | Recipe for making shredded Beef Pickle

Food | Recipe for making shredded Beef Pickle

Food | February 10, 2018: By Moakala Longchar Prep Time : 30 minutes Cook Time : 60 minutes Ingredients Beef boneless cut into medium pieces – 1 Kg Bitter Gourd. – 6 Small onion, chopped. – 2 Fresh Ginger. – 2 Inches Garlic Cloves – 10 Chilli Flakes. – 2 Teaspoons Salt – 1 Teaspoon Vinegar. – 1 Tablespoon Water. – 1 Cup Mustard Oil. – 2 Tablespoons […]

Why is Betel nut So Popular in the Northeast?

Why is Betel nut So Popular in the Northeast?

Facts | February 2, 2018 In Meghalaya, the Khasi’s call it kwai. For the Garos who love it with equal passion, it is gue. In Assam and Nagaland, it is known as tamul, whereas in Manipur and Mizoram it is kua and kuhva respectively. There are many names but one word to describe each state’s relationship with betel nut: passion. An outsider […]

Here are the Top 5 rare fruits found only in Northeast India

Here are the Top 5 rare fruits found only in Northeast India

Food | February 2, 2018 The North east region of India was geographically isolated from the mainland for many years. There is a lot of horticultural and botanical diversity here that is not found in the rest of India. There are some fruits found here that are rare to find in other parts of the world and […]

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

Whether eaten hot and steaming as part of every meal or made into cakes and crepes and eaten with sweet red tea, rice occupies a central place with Khasi cuisine and indeed the cuisine of all tribes in Meghalaya. Pusaw is one such traditional Khasi snack. Made from a very special variety of red rice […]

Food | Recipe of making Manipur’s salad ‘Yongchak singju’

Food | Recipe of making Manipur’s salad ‘Yongchak singju’

RECIPE | January 18, 2018:  Manipuris savour a variety of singju or Manipuri salad. Manipuri salads are usually spiced up with red chilies and are garnished with many medicinal and aromatic herbs.Today,let me share the recipe of one of the favourite singjus of Manipuris – yongchak singju. Yongchak is a seasonal vegetable and is available […]

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

January 16, 2018: According to cancer researchers in UK, the advertisements on commercial television may be driving youngsters to snack on more unhealthy food. Regular consumption of high calorie food and drink having higher levels of fat and sugar, increases the risk of obesity. The findings indicated that energy and other fizzy drinks high in […]