Bamboo Shoots Curry Recipes


  • 1 cup bamboo shoots
  • 2 cups potatoes, peeled, and cut into 1/2-in. cubes
  • 1 cup black-eyed peas, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup onions, finely chopped
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon whole mustard paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cup broth or water
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 6 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro for garnish

Cooking Instructions:

In a frying pan, heat three tablespoons of oil. Fry bamboo shoots until light brown; reserve on a plate. In a sauce pan heat oil, fry dried red chilies until dark. Add onions and saut頵ntil light brown. Add curry powder, chili powder, ginger, garlic, whole mustard paste, salt and pepper. Fry for one minute over low heat. Add potatoes to the onion mixture and saut頦or five minutes on medium heat. Sprinkle water if it starts to burn. Add soaked beans, saut饤 bamboo shoots, tomatoes and broth to the potatoes mixture; stir well. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for 15-20 min. over low heat until potatoes are fork-tender, and the gravy has attained its desired consistency. Garnish with chopped cilantro. Serve with rice or roti (flat bread).

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  1. I can see myself getting every other ingredients for this Bamboo shoots curry recipe except the bamboo shoots itself. I hope will find that here.

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