One of the few parts of India that retains its naturalness and pristine beauty is the Northeast Region of India, comprising the seven states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.
Each of these seven states is home to unique fruits and spices. Many are endemic to the region they grow in. Team Zizira will introduce to many such. Here are some fruits of Meghalaya that many of you may not have heard about.
See the images below. Don’t these fruits of Meghalaya and their exotic names tingle your curiosity to know more? About their taste, about where to find them?
Did you know that Soh is the generic term for all types of fruit in Khasi, the language of Meghalaya? In the Khasi language, it’s important to have Soh as a prefix for the name of a fruit.
Heard of these delicious varieties of fruits of Meghalaya?
Have you heard of Sohiong? Or Sohshur?
Yes, it may be a matter of time before you find such exotic produce on the shelves of the retail stores all over India or on display in the soon to be launched eCommerce platform of Zizira! For now these are well kept secrets. Unique, pure, healthy and undiscovered products and produce from Northeast India waiting to be discovered. Team Zizira is on a mission to spread the word about them.
You may be young professionals in a major city of India, or a concerned mother wanting healthy food for your children or one of the many looking for organic food options. If you were to find that such naturally grown fruits of Meghalaya or their products are within your reach, would you not want to buy them? We wait to hear from you!