Let’s learn today a traditional and authentic Naga style pork recipe. An easy and simple recipe which anyone can master it with the right ingredients in hand.

Pork is one of the intregal part in the life of the Nagas. No festival or occasion is complete without pork dishes. This is an authentic pork dish of Nagaland. It is zero oil dish.

Naga Cuisine uses very limited spices and mostly the dishes are boiled and zero oil dishes. This dish is also prepared using very few ingredients.

This is a delicious and exotic pork curry with amazing aroma and flavor cooked with simple ingredients and simple cooking technique. Enjoy it with piping hot steam rice along with chutneys and boiled vegetables and side dishes. That’s how the Nagas relish their meal. So simple, healthy eating and soulful.

Pork With Bamboo Shoot and Smoked Pork Curry are very famous in naga cuisine and loved by all. Anishi / Nuoshi With Pork is the signature dish of the Ao Naga Tribe and is my personal favourite.

Lets head on to the recipe. Pork lovers and specially Naga cuisine lovers can give it a try and I am sure you will love it as much as we do. Do share your thoughts about the recipe in the comments below, I would love to have read them.

Preparation time : 10 mins
Cooking time : 30-40 mins
Serves : 3

Ingredients :
Pork – 500 gms
Dry red chilly – 12-15 nos
Ginger – 2 inches
Garlic – 10-12 cloves
Bamboo Shoot Water/ Extract – 3 tbsp
Sichuan peppercorns – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Water as required

Method :

Coarsely ground the ginger and garlic just to open the flavor. Keep aside.

Dry roast the sichuan peppercorns for a min or two. Coarsely crush it and keep aside.

Break the dry red chillies and add them to a bowl. Add hot water and soak them covered for 5-10 mins.

Drain the water and ground them in mortar and pestle into a paste.

In a pot add the pork, bamboo shoot water, salt and grounded red chilly paste, stir and mix well and cook on medium heat stirring them frequently for about 5-10 mins.

Add enough water covering the meat, cover the pan and cook on medium heat stirring occasionally till the pork is completely cooked. It might take approximately 20-25 mins.

Adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirement, add the grounded ginger garlic and crushed peppercorns, give a nice stir and cook for about 2 mins and take off the heat.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome, I would love to hear from you all. Happy cooking!

About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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