10 Junk food you should try when in Shillong!

10 Junk food you should try when in Shillong!

Despite the fact that they are unhealthy, we still stop by the roadside for alumuri or puchka. These vendors may seem unhygienic in their ways but they never fail to attract people passing by who don’t seem to care standing by the roadside on a busy road to enjoy the taste of these junk food. […]

Meghalaya: Where the famous Shillong ‘Alu Muri’ has become a concern of health and hygiene

Meghalaya: Where the famous Shillong ‘Alu Muri’ has become a concern of health and hygiene

Shillong is increasingly becoming a home of “junk and fast foods” as we see many makeshift outlets dishing out food and people, especially the younger generation, gluttonously eating what are considered to be injurious to their health. Canteens in some of the educational institutions are even selling these “junk foods.” What constitutes junk food is also […]

Meghalaya: From the Streets of Shillong with love!

Meghalaya: From the Streets of Shillong with love!

“Many Biharis like I have migrated from Bihar to Shillong in search of work,” says Naresh, an alu-muri wala who runs his (alu-muri) stand at Laitumkhrah, Shillong. “We are poor so we work every day, even on Sundays,” he relates as he continues mixing the ingredients in an old re-used Dalda container- puffed rice, boiled […]