Khasi cuisine is known for its love for meat, utilizing meat in a plethora of dishes from the region. The Khasi people also adopt the age-old tradition of drying and preserving meat. This recipe heroes one of these meats, the smoked pork, which is cooked with chopped up onions and fried into smoky perfection. This famed dish is seen being prepared in almost every household in Meghalaya. Here’s how you can make it:


  • ½ kg smoked pork, cut into small pieces

  • 2 medium onions, chopped

  • 3 tbsp mustard oil (or any vegetable oil)

  • Salt, to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a pan or wok. Add the smoked pork and sauté over medium heat until almost cooked.

  2. Add the onions and fry until cooked. 

  3. Season with salt to taste.

  4. Serve it with steamed rice or enjoy on its own.

This recipe has to be one of easiest dishes to make as it requires less hard work and even lesser ingredients. The smoked meat, takes almost no time to cook and can be ready to eat within few minutes. The dish is incredibly flavourful and can be relished with steamed rice. For meat lovers out there, this is one recipe you need to try out.