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Assamese Style Smoked Pork Sticks (খৰিকাত দিয়া গাহৰি)


Whenever I visit any ethnic food festival in Assam, the food that mostly attracts me are the smoked pork sticks and local liquor. The smoked pork sticks looks so tempting that every visitors stopped at least once near the fireplace to have a glance of it. But I find those pork sticks little dirty and unhygienic and prefer to eat homemade one.  Last Friday I visited one of such ethnic food festival and after having a look into those pork sticks, came back home and decided to cook it at home on the new year's eve. But I can't controled my temptation for the local liquor and I brought a small bottle of locally made liquor in just rupees fifty only.


Selling local liquor openly without licence in Assam is illegal but in different traditional food festivals, different ethnic groups sells local liquor as a part of their traditions.

Smoked Pork Sticks :
Assamese cuisine is less spicy and those pork sticks prepared by some local woman were spice less. I asked her about the recipe and she told me that after boiling the pork pieces she just rubbed them with salt and kept near the charcoal to give a smoky flavor on it.


So today I prepared smoked pork sticks but I used little spice over it and enjoyed it with local liquor as a part of my new year's celebration.

Now,  the ingredients of the recipe :

  • 500 gms pork (make into big size pieces)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp oil(any)
  • salt to taste
  • sticks (either bamboo sticks or any other material or wooden skewers)



Directions to cook:

  1. Wash pork pieces under running water.  In a pressure cooker take pork pieces and add water just enough to cover all the pork pieces.
  2. Cook for one or two whistles.  Remove from heat . Drain and keep the pork pieces in a bowl.
  3. Add all the spices,  red chilli powder, oil and salt into the pork pieces.  Mix well and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  4. Now take the skewers and push the skewers through the pork pieces (at least six pieces in every skewer) .
  5. As the sticks are loaded placed them near the red smoke of a fireplace.  Don't give directly into the fire but keep them near the red hot charcoal.
  6. Keep for few minutes until you see the oil from the pork pieces comes out and looks so yummy and delicious that you can't resist to put them into your mouth.
  7. Now you can enjoy it with a glass of any liquor or serve them as a starter with lunch or dinner. 

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