The Manipuri Table

Infusing the vibrance and traditional flavours of Manipur that creates a celebration on your palate.

Meal Menu – Ningtham Gi Chakluk

Winter delicacies from a Manipuri Kitchen


  • Khajing Bora – Freshwater shrimps and aromatic herbs fritters, served with cilantro chutney

Main Course

  • Utong Cham Chakhao An’ngaoba – Aromatic white sticky rice cooked in hollow bamboo
  • Hawai Moog Amasung Mula Thongba – Yellow moong dal and winter radish tempered with fresh garlic chives
  • Yen Paknam – Pan bakes turmeric leaves wrapped chicken with freshly ground spices and herbs seasoning
  • Eromba – Boiled winter mixed vegetable mash with smoked fish, fermented fish, green chilies, garnished with aromatic herbs
  • Hanggam Sareng Nga Thongba – Shallow fried wallago attu fish cooked with mustard greens

Palate Cleansers & Desserts

  • Champhut – Boiled winter vegetables with a hint of sugar
  • Chorphon Ambon – Ceylon olive sweet and sour relish
  • Modhurjan Thongba – Gram flour dumplings cooked in milk with sugar and fresh scraped coconut

About Chef Pushpita

Pushpita Aheibam, an Economist by qualification, is currently Proprietor at The NE Gourmet Enterprise (a homemade pickle, fruit spreads and edible infused oil business), a food blogger and writer by passion, a homemaker, a mother of two adorable boys, and last but not the least – a food enthusiast who has been trying to revive inherited Manipuri recipes through her food blog,