Today is Cheiraoba, the start of another year in the Meitei calendar. It is a day ideally spent with one’s own family. In many homes, guests are not really welcomed with open arms on this day. The first half of the day is typically spent in and around the kitchen while the remaining half would … Continue reading A happy meal, a Hillock and the Flora of the Season : Happy Cheiraoba!
When Jagabondhu came home hungry, he asked his sister Subhadra to feed him. The loving sister was however a bad cook. She did not know what or how to cook. In her excitement to serve her beloved brother, she cooked the rice and the lentils together. And that is how the recipe of khechri originated. … Continue reading The flavour of the ‘kang’ season: Kang gi Khechri