Black Rice Kheer

Ingredients– 1 litre milk (I used Amul Taaza) 1/2 cup black rice 3/4 cup sugar 4 cardamoms A fistful of raisins 12 cashews, chopped Method – Soak the black rice overnight In the morning, pressure cook the rice with very little water for 1 whistle. The water should be soaked up by the rice Heat…

Dohneiiong (Khasi Black Sesame Pork)

Ingredients– 300 gms Pork 4 tbsp Black Sesame Seeds 4-6 Dry Red Chillies 1 large Onion chopped 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste 2 large Green Chilly slit ½ tsp Turmeric powder 2 tbsp Mustard Oil Salt to taste Water as required Method – In a bowl add the broken dry red chillies, hot water, cover…

Naga Style Smoked Pork Curry

Ingredients– 400 gm smoked pork 2 potatoes peeled and cubed 5-6 green chillies 2 tomatoes 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns Salt to taste Water as required Method – Wash the smoked pork with warm water Cut them into medium cubes and add them in a pot Add the green chillies, potatoes and tomatoes Add salt and…

Chak-Hao Amubi (Manipuri Black Rice Pudding)

Ingredients– 100 gm black rice 1 litre full cream milk 6 tbsp milkmaid 1 tsp cardamom powder 1 bay leaf Sugar to taste Dry nuts to garnish (optional) Method – Wash and soak the rice in water overnight. Discard the water and rinse the rice again In a deep bottomed pan, pour the milk and…

Chilli Pork

Ingredients – 500gms Pork (sliced, I used Belly Portion)1 large Onion (flaked)1 large Capsicum (de-seeded and cut into Diamonds)5-6 Green Chillies (cut into big pieces)2 Cloves of Garlic (crushed)1tsp Garlic Minced2 Star Anise1tsp White Pepper Powder2²½ tbsp Light Soy SauceSalt to taste1½tsp Dissolved Cornstarch1½tbsp Sesame Oil/Refined Oil Directions – Marinate Sliced Pork with 1½tbsp of…