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Jadoh /Veg Jadoh

Jadoh is a rice dish from Meghalaya cuisine. It is usually cooked with pork or meat along with spices but here is a vegetarian version, I have used potato cubes.

Author Jayashree


  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 potato
  • 1 onion
  • 1.5 inch ginger grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • salt to taste
  • coriander for garnishing


  1. Wash the rice and keep it aside.

  2. Peel and cut the potato into cubes and onion finely.

  3. Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, after a few seconds, put the onion, ginger, turmeric powder and pepper powder. Saute for sometime. 

  4. Put the potatoes into it, let cook for sometime.

  5. Now, add the rice to it and saute for sometime. Put water and salt, give a stir. Allow to cook on a low flame. Alternatively, you can close the lid and pressure cook for one whistle.