Vegetable dish made with the tender stalks of  dera aka Alpinia nigra


  • Tender stalks (deragong) of the Alpinia nigra
  • Eggplants
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Diced potatoes
  • Garlic paste
  • Ginger paste
  • Chillies
  • Cumin powder.
  • Turmeric
  • Salt
  • Coriander


  1. Heat oil. Stir fry vegetables and spices. Cover and cook till vegetables are done. Add water if required.
  2. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve Deragong hot.

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