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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.ย [We will soon feature him for more mouth-watering recipes, straight from his kitchen.] ๐Ÿ™‚

rootsandleisure_snail and pork in bambooshoot

Picture Courtesy:Vilme

It’s so simple to cook and it’s super yummy. Let’s cook!
Ingredients :

  • 2 ย 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 ย kilo of smoked pork
  • 1 kilo of ย fresh snail
  • 1 medium onion/Spring onions

rootsandleisure_Snails and Smoked pork


  1. Soak the snails in clear water for 48 hrs (so that they cleanse themselves). Change the water every 24 hours.
  2. Prepare the snails: Smack the pointed end of the snail with a spoon so that the flavors of the spices goesย inside.
  3. 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!



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