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The Shillong Food Trail With Khasi Bloodz

Vegetarians beware: We tasted the unusual and wonderful non-veg food of the North East.

Shillong is a popular tourist spot, and yet, you don't find a lot of people talking about the food in the city. We joined D-bok and Big-Ri, members of local rap crew Khasi Bloodz on a gastronomical journey looking for the best local fare - Jadoh (blood rice), Doh Thad (dried meat) and Doh Snam (blood sausages).

Jadoh is one of Shillong's specialities - rice cooked in a very special ingredient: chicken blood. The next item on the menu: doh thad, or dried meat. This dish is prepared by smoking dried pork or beef over a fire. To round up this unusual meal, the rappers introduced us to doh snam or blood sausages: pork intestines seasoned in blood.

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