Maroi nakuppi bora

Green garlic are called Maroi nakuppi in Manipuri language. Based on their availability, they are enjoyed as snack by making fritters or bora.


  • 250 grams maroi nakuppi / green garlic or chinese chives, chopped in inch long pieces
  • 1 cup besan / gram flour
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, roasted and ground
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder / flakes
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying


  1. Mix all ingredients with little water
  2. Deep fry small portions of batter till golden brown.
  3. Drain and serve maroi nakuppi bora hot with chutney.

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