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Assamese Pigeon Curry: How a staple dish is now becoming almost a rarity

The year was 2003. We are visiting our grandmother’s place in Pathshala (almost 110 kilometres from Guwahati) during Bhogali Bihu (one of the three Bihus celebrated in Assam) in January. And as usual, there was paaro mangxor jhol – pigeon curry, aaita’s (the Assamese term for grandmother) speciality in the lunch menu along with a variety of other dishes. […]