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#RECIPE: Snails With Pumpkin And Sun-Dried Bamboo Shoot by Ajano, From Nagaland

Today’s dish is “Snails with pumpkin and sun-dried bamboo shoot”, contributed by a passionate cook and food lover, Ajano Meru, from Nagaland. She has cooked the dish in a special Naga style by adding the sun-dried bamboo shoot that makes the dish all the more delicious! Read on for the full recipe. 

“Snails with pumpkin and sun-dried bamboo shoot” dish by passionate cook, Ajano Meru from Nagaland

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“Snails with pumpkin and sun-dried bamboo shoot” dish by passionate cook, Ajano Meru from Nagaland

Ingredients:

  • Snails (1kg)
  • Pumpkin (1/2 kg)
  • Sun-dried bamboo shoot (two handful)
  • Onion (1 medium size)
  • Garlic (8-10 cloves)
  • King Chilli (1)
  • Turmeric (1/2 tbsp)

Preparation of the dish:

  • Heat the pan and pour about 2 tbsp of oil
  • Add onion and fry until it turns slightly brown
  • Add garlic and fry again until it turns golden brown
  • Pour a little water so that the spices don’t get burned, then add turmeric
  • Add the washed snails, salt and the king chilli. Cook for about 10 minutes
  • Now add water and the sun-dried bamboo shoot, cook for another 10 minutes
  • Add the pumpkins and mash them when cooked
  • Lastly, garnish with coriander

And the dish, “Snails with pumpkin and sun-dried bamboo shoot” is ready to be served!

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“Snails with pumpkin and sun-dried bamboo shoot” dish by passionate cook, Ajano Meru from Nagaland