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Naga Recipe | Smoked Pork Stew with Kidney Beans

Here’s another favorite from Vilme’s kitchen. It’s a thick stew made with smoked pork and local kidney beans, and is often had with rice. INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) ~300 gms of smoked pork meat 3-4 pieces of fresh bamboo shoot 3 dried red chillies 2-3 fresh green chillies 2″ ginger 5 cloves of garlic 1 cup kidney beans* sokaked overnight (*from local market in Nagaland) 500 ml of water Salt to taste PREPARING THE INGREDIENTS As pointed above, kidney beans to be soaked in water overnight Clean the smoked pork thoroughly with  lukewarm water, and then cut them into 2″ – 3″ cubes Make a paste out of the ginger and garlic DIRECTIONS TO COOK Put all the ingredients in a pressure cooker, and cook for 6 whistles – or until the meat is tender and the beans are cooked well If the chillies are still whole, you can take out and mash them and put them back. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with rice

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Recipe | Simple Snail and Pork Dish

Today we have one very simple recipe for you to try. Here we go! Ingredients you will need : 1 large Tomato 6-8 Green Chilly (Depends on how spicy you want) 1/2 kilo of fresh pork 1/2 kilo of snail 750 ml of water 5 clove of garlic 3-4″ ginger Cleaning the Snails: After buying the fresh snails from the market, make sure you keep them in a bucket of water for about 3 days. Keep changing the water everyday. This way, the snail will clean enough to be cooked 🙂 Directions to Cook: Put all the ingredients together in a deep pot and cook until the meat is tender which would take about 30-45 minutes. Add more water incase you want some light gravy. How to eat the Snails? Suck in through the pointed edge (which is the snail head) and then turn around to the wide open end (opposite side) and suck in again. Did you know? Not only are they delicious (they really are!), but they also have serious superfood potential -as …

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Smoked Pork with Green Peas

Thank heavens the weekend is here finally! Time for all of us to relax, watch a movie, catch up on some reading and maybe some home cooked food. In the mood to cook anyone? Well, not really cooking but some really tasty Naga food . So let’s do an easy one 🙂 Have been craving for smoked pork for a while now – so that’s what we are cooking today! Seriously though – we’ve been sharing recipes on smoked pork since the beginning of R&L and it got us wondering how many of our readers actually have access to smoked pork. For us in Nagaland, we make them in our kitchens over the fireplace (yes – every kitchen have a fireplace out here).For all those living outside Nagaland – share with our other readers how you source these stuffs. Now the recipe – Smoked Pork in mashed potato and fresh green peas. Ingredients: 5-6 slices of smoked pork 8-10 Green Chillies 3 whole potatoes 1 1/2 cup green peas 250 grams Cherry Tomatoes 6 tablespoons of …

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Naga Dish | Snail and Smoked Pork

Thanks to a generous food-loving human being for sharing this recipe featuring two of our favourites in one dish : Snails (we call it ‘hamok‘ in Nagamese) and smoked pork. [We will soon feature him for more mouth-watering recipes, straight from his kitchen.] 🙂 It’s so simple to cook and it’s super yummy. Let’s cook! Ingredients : 2  large Potatoes 1 head Naga garlic 1 medium sized Naga Ginger 5-8 Naga dried red chilly/Green Chilly 4 table spoon of fermented bambooshoot 1 large tomato 1/2 cup chopped coriander 1  kilo of smoked pork 1 kilo of  fresh snail 1 medium onion/Spring onions Directions: Soak the snails in clear water for 48 hrs (so that they cleanse themselves). Change the water every 24 hours. Prepare the snails: Smack the pointed end of the snail with a spoon so that the flavors of the spices goes inside. Put all the ingredient together in a heavy lid <aluminium>dish /pressure cooker and cook for about 45 minutes to 1 hr. Serve with Rice or Rice Beer. Bon appetit!