AUTHOR NIDHI GUPTA
Amita is a small, sour fruit native to Assam. It is commonly used to prepare pickles, chutneys, and sauces.
Thekera, also known as Kokum, is another sour fruit widely used in Assamese cuisine. It is often used to impart sourness to various dishes and drinks.
Sohphie, or Jamun, is a purple-colored fruit found in Assam. It has a sweet and slightly tangy taste and is consumed both fresh and in the form of jams and jellies.
Amlaki, commonly known as Indian gooseberry or Amla, is widely grown in Assam. It is a rich source of vitamin C and is used in various culinary preparations, including pickles, jams, and juices.
Bhut Jolokia, also known as Ghost Pepper, is one of the hottest chili peppers in the world and is native to Assam.