Saturday, January 5, 2008

Eromba

Eromba is of many forms . It can be made from many or most of the vegetables like Sobum ,Yongchak ,Kanglayen,Pulei,Pan,Laphu,Wuyeng(Shitake) Eromba.Eromba is very similar with kansoi because it is both boiled. The difference lies here that it is made a bit hot by putting loads of chilies , fishes are put to add to the taste ,as well as fermented fish .It is later garnished with coriander as well as herbs that are found locally as well as which smells aromatic.

Ingredients:Potato,Cabbage /Cauliflower leaves,Loklei,Yongchak,Onion,Spring onion,Hawai Mubi(Types of fresh Green Bean),Dry fermented fish(Ngari),Normal Dry/Dreid or Fried fish(Shreded),Red dry Chillies,Salt to taste,Coriander for Garnishing. Time to cook:10-15 mins

Process:Firstly boil all the vegetables with some red chilies.Dry Fermented fish or fried fish(it adds to the taste) can be steamed or roasted. Let it be cooled after thoroughtly boiled.Mashed the fermented Fish ,Fish and put Chillies,salt to taste.Garnish with coriander and other seasonal herbs like Toningkhok,Nungsidhak(Mint),Lomba(Yongcha alu Iromba).when it is done.Serve with hot steam rice .

N.B:Depending on the seasons , Eromba comes in different forms and Garnishing also differs with that.It is a necessary dish to be there in any meal , feast or someone's invited for Dinner or Lunch in Manipuri Households.Everyone is invited to give comments and share thier views

9 comments:

Ajoy Kumar Singha said...

Where do we find fermented fish (utonga and ngari) in Delhi?

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Pabung said...

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darendrajits said...

I am realy realy missing my days at home make eromba and specially kangsoi .Ngari and utonga are the basic delicious item of cook for very Manipuri. Where do I??????????
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darendrajits said...

I am realy realy missing my days at home make eromba and specially kangsoi .Ngari and utonga are the basic delicious item of cook for every Manipuri. Where do I??????????

thomas huidrom said...

yummy ..............wen i eat eromba i mizz my manipur so much

Ibotombi Wahengbam said...

hawai mubi is calledin english!

Ibotombi Wahengbam said...

hawai mubi is called lima beans in english!

Ibotombi Wahengbam said...

u can use roots of canna flower(similiar species)instead of loklei as a optional if u don't get loklei!