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Famous Foods of Meghalaya

May 08, 2018 08:33

Meghalaya is a state in north-east India. The name means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit.

Meghalaya people have their typical cooking pattern, according to the availability of food stuffs in Meghalaya. Moreover, the Meghalaya cuisine can be divided into three distinctive styles: Garo, Khasi and Jaintia.

The most famous foods of Meghalaya are:–


The name Jadoh is taken by the Khasi community of Meghalaya . Jadoh is a different type of rice cooked by the Meghalayans.This dish attracts the attention mainly due to its color. Jadoh is a red rice which is cooked with pieces of pork.To make this dish more delicious, lots of green chilly and other ingredients are used.

Related: Tasting Traditional Khasi Food in Meghalaya

Nakham Bitchi

It is a delicious soup which is taken mainly after a heavy spicy meal.This dish is very popular among Meghalaya People.The people of Meghalaya serves their guests with this delicious soup.

Related: Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

It takes less time to prepare this dish. It is prepared with dry fish. The Nakham is basically a special dry fish which is used to make the soup.To add taste, lots of chilly and other spices are used .


Dohkhlieh is a delicious salad  made up of pork, onion and chilly. This dish is considered as good for skin. It also helps to enhance glow of skin.To give it an impressive look, one can use beans, tomatoes and carrots.This dish is also the one of Famous Foods of Meghalaya.


The Pumaloi are type of rice which are “Steamed”.Pumaloi is a special kind of a rice in Meghalaya. These are the special powdered rice and are  favorite of the Khasi people. One can make their lunch and dinner delicious when consumes this dish along with  other spicy food items.

Related: Top Breakfast Recipes of Meghalaya

Note – We have no intention of promoting above mentioned places / dishes. We have written this blog only for the information of users.  but have taken “Internet” as a source while writing above blog.

Source: Cityummies

May 08, 2018 08:33

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