For those would love to use raw bamboo shoot in their cooking but do not have ready access to it, this plain, simple bamboo shoot preserved in oil with salt and a bit of chilly is the perfect solution! Its preservation in oil is a simple Assamese style of bamboo shoot pickle. Use it as a simple pick..
Banana flowers are a rich source of iron, calcium and a whole host of other minerals making it a superfood. Try this pickled banana flower preparation, which is simply yum! Made in typical Assamese style with simple spices here is an easy (and tasty) way to add a superfood into your diet.
This cooking paste (pickle) with the heady mixture of ghost chillies or king chillies aka bhoot jolokia or bhut jolokia and mustard seeds paste is one hot concoction! From Assam, where mustard paste is commonly used in cooking, this pickle is given an extra hot boost combining bh..
For all those who love spicy pickles, this one is for you! For all those who grew up with king chillies aka bhoot jolokia, this will bring back the taste of home. Try this king chilli pickle and enjoy a flavourful, fiery good time with a spice mix that is typical of Assamese pickles. The pungency le..
Elephant Apple (Ou Tenga) Pickle: Elephant Apple, or Ou Tenga as it is known in Assamese and Chalta in Bengali, makes quite a lip-smackingly delicious pickle. This pickle is sour and spicy with a good bit of chilly heat as well and is a quintessentially, beloved Assamese pickle. Ou Tenga is a typica..
Thekera Tenga or Bor Thekera is a sour fruit that is dried and used commonly as a souring agent in Assamese dishes, especially fish-based curries. This fruit is known as Garcinia in English and Sohdanei in Khasi and is a wild fruit that grows along the foothills of the Himalayan region. It make..
Jackfruit is one of those seasonal fruits that goes out of the market before you've had your fill while it’s in season. Grab this Jackfruit pickle bottle made in typical Assamese style where basic spices enhance the star of the pickle - the jackfruit. The spiciness of this pickle is low a..
Olive or Jalphai (Indian olives) are a sour fruit and do not produce oil like the variety found in the Mediterranean region. It is used mainly in making delicious, tangy pickles and chutneys and is a summer favourite in most parts of the North East. Taste this Olive pickle made in the traditional As..
Turmeric is a powerhouse of nutrients that make it a magic herb with loads of benefits. Even Ayurveda vouches for this amazing food for the innumerable benefits it delivers. Add black sesame (kala til), a nutrient-rich oilseed to the mix and you have a pickle that is a powerhouse of goodness! This p..
For those who love to use raw bamboo shoot in their cooking but do not have ready access to it, this plain, simple bottled bamboo shoot is the perfect solution! As long as you keep it airtight, this bamboo shoot should last for a year easily and bamboo shoot only gets better with age as its pungent ..
This is an all-time favourite Assamese pickle. It is made of Jujube berries or bogori in Assamese, are red inside & out, with a crispy texture, edible skin, and a sweet-tart, apple-like flavour. This pickle, aka Bogori asaar or achar, is a sweet, gooey, spicy concoction that is so delicious; you..