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Black Sesame Pot Potatoes


  • 5 potatoes cut
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ of a cup of black sesame seeds
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ of a teaspoon of Lakadong turmeric
  • ¼ of a teaspoon of szechuan pepper
  • 5 tablespoons of oil (any kind of oil)
  • ½ a teaspoon of ginger


  • Heat the vegetable oil. Once heated, let the oil cool down and add your black sesame, garlic and ginger, give it a good stir.
  • Add a pinch of turmeric to the sesame mixed paste and stir.
  • Add half a cup of water to the paste, then cover and let it simmer for another 2/3 mins
  • Once you smell the aroma coming from the sesame paste, its time to add the potatoes.
  • Give all ingredients a good mix, add salt, and pour 2/3 cups of water until it covers the potatoes.
  • Close the lid and let your potatoes simmer for 15/20 mins.
  • Wait until the waters reduce to two-thirds and add the mash Sichuan pepper to the potatoes. Stir gently as to avoid breaking the potatoes.

Make this recipe yourself

A traditional Khasi take on potatoes, enjoy this flavourful recipe! 


A place where tasty recipes meets healthy living, Ju’s Kitchen is the place for all things food. 

Ju’s Kitchen is a space where every day ingredients take the forefront, and exciting recipes are born. From local favourites to fresh new ideas, Ju’s Kitchen is curated to embrace all cultures from across the country.

What is Ju’s Kitchen? 

Headed by Juban, our innovative and creative team member, Ju’s Kitchen is birthed from the idea of creating an online space where simple and healthy recipes are transformed into favourite dishes that one can whip up in no time.

The core idea of Ju’s Kitchen seeks to break away from the conventional claim that ‘healthy food can never be as good or as tasty’. And here’s where Ju’s Kitchen comes into the picture. When creativity meets healthy food choices, anything is possible and that includes healthy recipes as well! 

What’s in store? 

Ju’s Kitchen was also created to showcase the amazing and unique ingredients that Meghalaya has to offer. How they are used, and which recipes absolutely compliments these ingredients is what Ju’s Kitchen is all about. 

Better yet, Ju’s Kitchen is not limited to only Meghalaya’s recipes. Ju’s take on classic pan Indian recipes with a healthy twist is also one of the perks of this series.  

From shakes to cakes, to soups and salad, smoothies and tea, and so much more! Ju’s Kitchen is packed with amazing recipes that you can try out today!  

Most of the ingredients used in the recipes are readily available and easy to find. And what’s more, you can even buy some if not all of Zizira’s ingredients so that you can start your journey towards a fun and healthy lifestyle filled with tasty and simple recipes. 

So, its time to get your cook on! 

Happy cooking!

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