Mizo chicken stew

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–5

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Complete Indian Regional Cookbook: 300 Classic Recipes from the Great Regions of India

The Complete Indian Regional Cookbook

By Mridula Baljekar

Published 2017

  • About

The population of Mizoram consists of several different tribes. Living off the land, they make great use of roots, leaves and nuts. Like most tribal races in the north-east, their use of spices is very limited, although ginger, garlic and fresh chillies feature in many dishes, including this one, Arsa Bai. The practice of bhuna, the gentle frying of spices before the addition of the main ingredients, is absent in their cuisine.