Worms for sale at Keeda Naga Bazar, Kohima

Live silkworms for human consumption at Kohima tribal food market. in Keeda Naga Bazar, Kohima...but wait a minute, you don't eat them alive. You have to fry them up in a pan, add Naga spices and the taste is like 'YUM'...the worms come in two colours - green and yellow! Locals say this particular worm tastes like chicken or even pork. However this food is not recommended for people who has allergy. Keeda Naga Bazar in Kohima is not just a typical meat market but here you can see dogs, cats, snake,barking deers to creepy crawlies, snails, worms, etc. which will all end up at the dining table. Kohima is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Burma. It lies in Kohima District and is also one of the three Nagaland towns with Municipal council status along with Dimapur and Mokokchung. Kohima is the land of the Angami Naga tribe. The name, Kohima, was officially given by the British as they could not pronounce the Angami name Kewhima or Kewhira (Tenyidie for "the land where the flower Kewhi grows"). It is so called after the wild flowering plant Kewhi, found in the mountains. Earlier, Kohima was also known as Thigoma. Kohima is located south of Kohima District and has an average elevation of 1261 metres (4137 feet).The town of Kohima is located on the top of a high ridge and the town serpentines all along the top of the surrounding mountain ranges as is typical of most Naga settlements. Thisfootage is part of the ...

 

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