Mantakha Plant aka Bitter Brinjal

Mantakha (bitter brinjal)  is one of the common vegetables cultivated and consumed by the Hmar tribe. Belonging to the brinjal (egg plant) family, it is similar to other species in the family but with a bitter twist. It can be prepared in many ways, but the popular dishes are Mantakha Changal-Ngathu Curry, Mantakha Changal-Sathu curry, Mantakha Fry and Plain Mantakha Boil.

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