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Mesu Pickle (Fermented Bamboo Shoot)

mesu pickle

Mesu Pickle or Fermented Bamboo Shoot, one more delicious yet less-known member of Indian pickle family. Made with simple things and methods, Mesu Pickle is usually eaten with dal-rice mixture or chapati-vegetable combination. Just mix together mesu, crushed garlic, chili powder, mustard oil and salt in right proportion, and the result would prompt you to make the jar filled with mesu pickle your treasured property.

Ingredients (Serves 4 to 6)

  • - 250 gm: Mesu
  • - 4 cloves: Garlic, crushed
  • - 3 Teaspoon: Chili powder
  • - 1 Tablespoon: Mustard oil
  • - 1 Teaspoon: Salt


  • - Mix all ingredients with mesu.
  • - Keep in a closed jar.
  • - Mesu is ready to serve with cooked rice.