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Northeast Cuisine | Meghalaya Special- Tungrymbai

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Guwahati, December 5, 2019:

Tungrymbai is an ethnic fermented soybean dish from Meghalaya. Khasis prefer to prepare this dish in their own traditional ways. This dish is an integral part of the people of Meghalaya.

Ingredients –

Fermented Soyabean

1 cup grated onion

1 cup paste of garlic leaves (substitute cloves)

4 tablespoon black sesame seed paste

1 teaspoon turmeric

2 cups pork-cubed into 1 cm dimension

3 tablespoon Thai chili paste

2 tablespoon sliced ginger

Oil to fry

Salt to taste


Mash the fermented soybean paste and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add onion, and fry till translucent.

Add garlic leaf paste, sesame seed paste, turmeric, and Thai chili paste. Fry till the oil separates.

Add the soybean paste now, salt to taste and simmer.

Add the ginger slices when you get the aroma of Tungrymbai.

Source: Internet

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