Another tasty Nepali Recipe

Aloo Bodi Tama( Potato beans and bamboo shoots) is a unique and classic Nepali curry flavor dish used by all class of people. It is one of my and my friends’ favorite.


300 gm/ 10.5 oz black eye beans( can use peas or other beans)

400 gm /14.1 oz Bamboo Shoots

4 Tablespoon vegetable oil

2 Red onion finely chopped

3 oz green onions chopped

2 Fresh tomato finely chopped

1/2 Teaspoon Garlic paste ( fresh garlic)

1/5 teaspoon-Turmeric

450 gm/ 1lb Potato, peeled and cut into cube sizes

1 Teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon curry powder

1 Tablespoon chili powder ( if you like hot & spicy)

1 cup Yoghurt or 2 tablespoon Sour cream.

Salt according to your taste


Heat the oil in the pressure cooker or pot, add the potato and beans, fry it for 5 minutes and stir it occasionally. Add water slowly into the pressure cooker (pot), add salt, cumin, curry powder, turmeric and cook it until the pressure cooker whistle or 30 minutes in pot.

Heat the extra pan with oil. Add the chopped onion, green onion, stir it for 2-3 minutes and add the bamboo shoot with some salt. Add tomato and cooked the bamboo shoot until it is ready.

Add the cooked bamboo shoots from the pan into the soup, add yoghurt/sour cream, and cook it for 10 minutes. Serve it with rice or bread.


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