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Title: Traditional, ethnic and fermented foods of different tribes of Manipur
Authors: Devi, P
Suresh Kumar, P
Keywords: Manipur
Traditional foods
Traditional foods
Bamboo products
Ethnic foods
Issue Date: Jan-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: A47G, A47G 19/26, A47J 39/02, B01D 3/00, C12C 11/00, C12C 12/04, C12C 7/00, A01G 16/00
Abstract: Traditional knowledge exists among different tribes on preparing boiled foods, fermented foods, beverages and nutritionally rich traditional foods from various indigenous crop plants, forest products and meat of wild and domesticated animals. Manipur has great ethno-cultural diversity, with two major tribes, the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Nagas</i> and the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Kukis</i>. The <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Naga</i> tribe comprises the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Maring</i>, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Mao, Maram, Kabui, Tangkhul, Tadubi, Kolya, Khoiras/Mayangkhong, Koirangs, Chirus and Maring </i>where as the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Kuki</i> tribe comprises the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Mizos, Paite, Thadou and Vaiphei. Meitei</i> and <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Meitei Pangals</i> are two non tribal communities of Manipur who has individual identity. The traditional foods of the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Manipuries </i>comprises <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Iromba, Champhu, Kangshoi, Hawaichar, Soibum, Ngaree, , Paknam, Chagem pomba, Kangshu, Hentak, Khazing, Heikak, sticky rice chapatti/bread, </i>etc<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">. </i>Alcoholic beverages made up of rice are very common in almost all the festivals of the tribal peoples of Manipur locally called as <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Yu.</i> Among different produces, the people of Manipur have the habit of taking variety of leafy vegetables which are available in plenty in the dense forests.
Description: 70-77
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13427
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
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