ChingTam Ngari - Fermented Fish - 200 gm
Ngari is fermented fish (phabou nga or Puntius), fermented for more than 9 months in traditionally made large earthen pots called Kharung. Ngari is the soul of Manipuri cuisine and is part and parcel of most signature dishes of Manipur. Used in vegetable stews (Kangsoi), chutneys (eromba, morok metpa) and sometimes used in small quantities in vegetable preparations to lend aroma. The taste of Ngari is an acquired taste. It can be used after roasting/frying/steaming.