The beauty of Shillong is definitely an attraction for the tourist as the green environment leaves everyone amazed. However, besides the natural beauty of Shillong, the city has a number of places to see and to the more the food, it serves here. The local food here is amazing which has a long list of dishes that one should try during their trip to Shillong. One can find plenty of food stalls and restaurants dishing out yummy food. So given below is the local of dishes which you must try.
In all the Indians cities jalebi is one of the most popular dishes. This divine treat is loved by people across the country and Shillong is no different when we talk about it. Although the food of Meghalaya is usually a far cry from that of Delhi or UP, one thing that keeps all of them together is the humble jalebi. The sweet is perfect eaten hot. Many sweet shops in Shillong serve hot and crispy Jalebis which are loved by the tourist.
This dish is the specialty of Shillong. Rice drenched in a flavorful mix of sour and spicy, layered with an assortment of herbs like mint leaves and ginger flower, along with pork meat gives it an amazing kind of taste. Jadoh is a Meghalaya treasure which can be tried anywhere in the whole of Shillong. A popular place to get Jadoh from is Jadoh’s in Don Bosco Square or Trattoria in Police Bazaar which serves the best of it.
Another favorite dish which you must not miss in Shillong is Dohneiiong. Pork cooked with black sesame seeds and soy sauce is just simply wow... The toasted sesame seeds, often found in Chinese cooking, take this dish to another level which gives a very different flavor. Dohneiiong can be found at a number of food stalls in and around the main city center as well as near the Police Bazaar.
So, these are the must-try dishes of Shillong that you must try and relish during your next trip.