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Recipe Of ‘Smoked Pork Belly’ By Chon Jamang From Manipur

We are excited as weekend arrived and once again it’s time to learn about yet another amazing food recipe! Today we have a dish, “Smoked Pork Belly”, contributed by Chon Jamang. She adds, “What is a Naga home without a pork dish! We love our pork and I, for one, love it more so when it’s smoked. The aged and smoked smell instantly brings you back home, wherever you may be.” Here in this dish, Chon has used few ingredients and prepared it in a simple method but the taste is to die for! Let’s find out everything below:

“Smoked Pork Belly” dish contributed by Chon Jamang


“Smoked Pork Belly” dish contributed by Chon Jamang


  • Smoked pork belly (cut in cubes) – 500gm
  • Ginger and garlic paste (2-3 tbsp)
  • Hao kasathei (local chili powder) – 50gm (more or less to your liking)
  • Tomato (1)
  • Oil
  • Water (500ml)
  • Salt to taste

Preparation of the dish:

  • Heat oil, just enough to saute the ginger garlic paste. Leave a smaller portion of the ginger garlic paste for later.
  • Add smoked pork belly and cook in medium to low flame for a few minutes until the oil from the meat starts oozing.
  • Add water, chili powder, chopped tomato and salt to taste.
  • Cook in medium to high flame. Add the leftover ginger garlic paste when the water has boiled down to half its amount. Let the gravy cook to a pasty consistency.

And your smoked pork belly is ready! Serve with a hot bowl of rice.

“Smoked Pork Belly” dish contributed by Chon Jamang

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