Mosaidi (Black Pepper)

Mosaidi is a spice which is seen to be used by Dimasa community.

Mosaidi (Black pepper) is a creeper whose seed is used as spice by Dimasa community. It is harvested in the month of Agrahayan (Novemeber - December) and only once in a year. The seed of the plant is also grinded  thoroughly and mixed with tea.

Cultural Narrative: 

Mosaidi (Black Pepper) is a medicinal seed which is widely used as remedial for cough. Dimasa people believed that pregnant women get benefitted from consumption of  mosaidi. It is beneficial for both mother and the baby. It is also said that the consumption of mosaidi is good for stomach as well.

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