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Champthong Or Kangshoi (Manipuri Dish)

Champthong Or Kangshoi (Manipuri Dish)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 720

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 765

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 small bottle gaurd or lauki

  • 10-12 green string beans or regular green beans

  • 1 big potato

  • 1/4 th cup red kidney beans soaked overnight

  • 2 Onions

  • 8-10 dry jackfruit seeds soaked for an hour

  • 3-4 string of spring onion

  • 1 bunch of any kind of leafy vegetable like spinach or mustard

  • 1/2 inch fresh turmeric thinly sliced

  • 1 inch ginger crushed

  • 5-6 garlic pods crushed

  • 4-5 Fresh green or red chillies or 1 small chilli of local variety(bhut-jalakiya)

  • 6-7 dry fish nicely cleaned

  • 1 teaspoon Salt or as per taste

  • 4-5 grilled fish pieces ( any kind of fish )

  • 1 bunch fresh coriander leaves chopped

Directions

  • 01

    Clean and chop spinach or mustard roughly.

  • 02

    Also cut the veggies and onions in bite size.

  • 03

    Heat a saucepan with 1 litre of water with dry fish,salt, chopped ginger garlic, turmeric and fresh chillies.

  • 04

    Give it a boil and cook for 5 minutes to release the flavor.

  • 05

    Add the prepared vegetables, herbs, jackfruit seed(peeled) and kidney beans. Add white portion of spring onion and keep green portion to garnish.

  • 06

    Add the grilled fish and spring onion . Stir well to mix.

  • 07

    Bring to boil, add 1 cup more hot water.

  • 08

    Cover and Simmer . Cook in low heat for about 1/2 an hour or until the beans and vegetables become very soft.

  • 09

    Before removing check the seasoning . Add chopped coriander leaves and spring onion.

  • 10

    Serve hot with a bowl of steamed rice.

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