Aging widower Karma (Danny Denzongpa) scrapes out an existence for himself, his daughter Lasya (Gauri)and her little brother Chomo (Angchuk), by making apricot jam. But the production of his jam takes a bleak turn, automated production steals away his buyers located in the nearest town. A ruthless lender wants all debts paid up now; and an army regiment suddenly requisitions his ancestral lands for an outpost. It becomes clear he must marry off Lasya to secure her future. But while she's mature physically, in mind she's childish, willful and destructive.