7 fruits found in Assam, some of which you might have never seen

Dipak Jaiswal                      02 Dec 2023

Kaaji Nemu (Assam Lemon): Assam's special lemon, smaller and tangier. Great for pickles, chutneys, and curries, adds a unique smell to your cooking.

Kathal (Jackfruit): Big, spiky jackfruit with yellow inside. We use it a lot in Assamese dishes like curries. Good for you - lots of vitamins and minerals.

Ou Tenga (Elephant Apple): Sour fruit, kind of woody. We put it in chutneys and pickles. You can also eat it fresh. Has vitamin C and fiber, good for health.

Kordoi (Starfruit): Star-shaped fruit, sweet and a bit tart. Eat it fresh. It's like a tropical treat, full of vitamin C and potassium for your body.

Bogori (Jujube): Small, round fruit, sweet flavor. Eat it fresh or dried. It's tasty and has good stuff like vitamins and minerals for you.

Thekera (Garcinia Pedunculata): Sour fruit with a woody feel. Goes into chutneys and pickles. Gives you vitamin C and fiber - good for staying healthy.

Amora (Hog Plum): Purple-skinned sour fruit. We use it in chutneys and pickles. Besides tasting good, it has vitamin C and antioxidants, good for you.