Chili harvest in Hmar Hills

[tps_header]Chili is one of the main species grown in Hmar Hills. It is harvested for as many as four to six times in one year and most of them are dried and sold to the merchants in bulk. [/tps_header]

Women harvest ripe chili at a jhum farm in Hmar Hills.

Hmar women farmers harvest ripe chili at a jhum farm in Hmar Hills. Chili grown here are known to be very hot with a distinct aroma. It is one of the commercial crops grown by the Hmars along with ginger. Photo contributed by Darrosang Sinate.

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