Bitter Gourd With Dry Fish

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Bitter gourd with dry fish is a famous side dish from the Naga cuisine. It is a zero oil dish. It is prepared with bitter gourd, dry fish, fermented bamboo shoot juice and few other ingredients which We use in our daily cooking. It is an easy and simple recipe which cam be cooked in less thwn 20 mins, just gather all the ingredients in a pot and cook till the water is evaporated completely. It doesn't require a fancy cooking method or technique. So simple to prepare and an exotic dish.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, Soul Food
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Servings 3


  • 4 Bitter Gourd medium
  • 4-5 Green Chillies slit chopped
  • 1 large Tomato optional
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic crushed
  • 2-3 Fish dry
  • 2 tbsp Bamboo Shoot Juice bamboo shoot juice
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Water as required


  • In a pot add the bitter gourd, green chillies, chopped tomato, crushed ginger garlic, dry fish, salt and bamboo shoot juice.
  • Add water above the ingredients level, cover it with lid and bring to boil in medium heat. Cook till water is evaporated completely and take off the flame.
  • Open the lid and let it cool down completely and serve.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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