Bamboo Shoot Curry

Bamboo shoot curry

Bamboo Shoot curry is a favorite dish in Coorg and is generally prepared during the rainy season, as bamboos grow during this season.

bamboo shoot curry of coorg

Bamboo Shoot Curry Recipe


  • ½ Kg bamboo shoot sliced
  • 2 tablespoon rice flour
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 6-8 garlic flakes cut up
  • 2 red chilies
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard seed
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • 2-3 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon Jeera powder
  • 2-3 tablespoon ground coconut

Heat oil in a deep pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves to hot oil. Add garlic and red chillies. Add onions and keep frying. Put the rice powder and mix with the rest of the masala in oil. Fry the masala for a little longer on medium heat before adding the bamboo shoots. Add the ground coconut and mix well. Add 1-2 glasses of water, mix and cover for few minutes. Remove the cover and cook for little longer to make the gravy a little thick.

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