bamboo shoot

An Assamese cuisine made with pork and bamboo shoot:

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Ingredients:                              Quantity

Pork                                              1

lemon                                            1

Onions                                           1

tomato                                           1

Chilli flakes for color                according to the taste

Chillies                                           3

Garlic  and Ginger paste according to taste

Masala (Dhania Powder, Jeera Powder)    :according to taste

Salt                                                      :according to taste


First soak the meat for 20 minutes. Separate the 20% fats.

Add the pork in a saucepan that can be covered properly. Fry the meat for 20 minutes without adding external oil in a very low steam.

Then add the onion that is sliced and add the chillies. Fry until it attains a little reddish color.

Add the spices.

Cover it after 15 minutes, put it in low steam.

After 5 minutes of low steam, add the tomato after it is sliced properly.

Add a paste of onion, ginger and garlic (according to taste). Also, add 2 cloves of garlic.

Add salt accordingly. Add the chilli flakes for color and white pepper.

Cook for some minutes and add a little warm water. Add the bamboo shoot 15 minutes before the pork is cooked.

Serve with hot rice.

Recipe by: Ankur Senchowa

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