Make sure to try these 8 Bamboo Shoot Dishes!

Bamboo shoots are a popular ingredient in many cuisines, particularly in Asian cooking. They are the tender, edible shoots that emerge from the ground from the bamboo plant. Bamboo shoots are also a very popular ingredient in Assamese cuisine, and there are many traditional dishes that use them as a key ingredient. Bamboo shoots are a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes and are also nutritious food that provides a range of vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial nutrients. Here is a list of some must try bamboo shoot dishes from Assam:

Assamese “Khorisa Tenga”
"Khorisa Tenga" is a traditional dish from the Assamese cuisine of northeast India, made with bamboo shoots. The dish is prepared by boiling and then sautéing the bamboo shoots with spices, herbs, and sometimes fish or meat. It is considered a delicacy in the region and is often served as a side dish or as an appetizer.
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Sojne data diya masor jool (Drumstick Fish Curry)
Sojne data diya masor jool is a traditional Assamese fish curry that is made with bamboo shoots and drumstick leaves. The dish is packed with flavors and nutrition and is easy to make at home. Here’s a detailed recipe for Sojne data diya masor jool:
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Bamboo Shoot Curry
Assam Bamboo Shoot Curry is a spicy, tangy, and slightly sour dish that originates from the Assam region in India. It is made with tender bamboo shoots, which have a delicate and slightly sweet flavor, and a range of spices and seasonings, including ginger, garlic, green chilies, and a blend of aromatic spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric.
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Pork with Bamboo Shoot
Pork with Bamboo Shoot is a savory dish that combines tender pieces of pork with sliced bamboo shoots in a flavorful sauce. The dish is typically stir-fried in a wok or skillet and seasoned with garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and oyster sauce. The addition of bamboo shoots gives the dish a crunchy texture and slightly earthy flavor. It is a popular dish in many North East Indian cuisines, including Assamese and Meghalayan Cuisine, and can be served with rice or other side dishes.
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Khorisa Bhaaji (Bamboo Shoot Fry)
Bamboo shoots are the edible young sprouts of the bamboo plant which is widely used in Nothereastern States of India. Bamboo shoots are low in calories and high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are a good source of potassium, which is important for maintaining healthy blood pressure, and also contain small amounts of calcium, magnesium, and iron.
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Bamboo Shoot Khar (Soppin Khar)
Soppin khar is a traditional dish from Assam that is made with bamboo shoots and khar, which is an alkaline ingredient made from burnt banana tree trunks. The dish is known for its unique and distinctive taste. Here is a simple recipe for soppin khar:
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Khorikat Diya Bhut Jolokia (Bamboo Shoot and Ghost Pepper)
Khorikat Diya Bhut Jolokia is a spicy pork curry made with bamboo shoots and ghost peppers, which are one of the hottest peppers in the world. This dish is a popular delicacy in Assamese cuisine and is usually served with steamed rice. Here is the detailed recipe of Khorikat Diya Bhut Jolokia:
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Assamese Bamboo Shoot Pickle
Assamese Bamboo Shoot Pickle is a popular condiment in Assamese cuisine. It is made by marinating bamboo shoots in a blend of spices and mustard oil, and it is served as a side dish with rice or other main dishes. Here’s a detailed recipe for Assamese Bamboo Shoot Pickle:
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