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Special dish of ‘Naga Morsel’ Recipe by Sukulung

By EMN Updated: Feb 07, 2016 11:33 pm

Eastern Mirror with its feature ‘Good morning Nagaland’ aims to highlight all the important traditional dishes that distinct every tribe of Nagaland through their unique ways of cooking. ‘Good Morning Nagaland’ after successfully completing its venture of sharing various traditional dishes of Nagaland and other parts of the country is now set to promote various specialties of local restaurants which are mostly run by local entrepreneurs in all corners of Nagaland. Good Morning Nagaland also sets to promote local bakers and food Enthusiasts.
Be a part of the journey every Monday and explore the mouth watering dishes of local restaurants which may be just a mile away from you.

‘Naga Morsel’ is a hotel on the rise, located in Eros Colony that serves Naga dishes.
Sukulung who runs the restaurant serves various types of traditional dishes in different ways.
Sukulung today shares his mouth watering ‘Yam chicken’ dish, a specialty at the restaurant!


1. 1.5 kg chicken
2. 300 grams Field garlic
3. 20 grams ginger
4. 30 grams garlic
5. Lemon grass
6. 800 grams yam
7. 5-6 green chillies
8. Black sesame seeds
9. Lettuce and
10. Salt to taste


Make a paste of ginger and garlic.
Boil the yam and smash it
Then mash the field garlic
Slice the green chillies
And then toast the sesame seeds.
Boil the chicken in 11/2 liter of water with garlic and ginger for about 40 minutes.
Then add the yam into the boiling chicken and simmer for about 20 more minutes.
Add smashed field garlic.
And finally put the sliced green chillies and close the lit for about a minute.
And then garnish it with toasted sesame seed and lettuce.
Ready to serve with hot rice and chatni.

By EMN Updated: Feb 07, 2016 11:33:22 pm