Odissa Bamboo Tomato Curry

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Odissa Bamboo Tomato Curry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups tinned bamboo shoots

  • 4-5 nos tomatoes blanched, peeled and pureed

  • 3-4 tbsp oil

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi dana)

  • 15-20 nos curry leaves

  • 2 nos onions finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts

  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds (til)

  • 1 tsp ginger paste

  • 1 tsp garlic paste

  • 3 nos green chillies

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder

  • 1/2 cups yogurt

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp

  • 1 tbsp fresh cream for garnishing


  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and onions and saute well.
  • Grind roasted peanuts and toasted sesame seeds with a little water to a paste.
  • Add ginger paste, garlic paste and a little water to the pan, mix well and saute.
  • Slit green chillies and add turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder and mix well. Add pureed tomatoes, mix well and cook for two to three minutes.
  • Add bamboo shoots and sauté for a minute.Whisk yogurt till smooth.
  • Add peanut-sesame paste to the pan along with a little water and mix well. Add whisked yogurt and mix.
  • Add one cup of water and salt and mix well. Add tamarind pulp and mix. Cover and cook on medium heat for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve hot and garnish with cream.