Sun dried bamboo stuffed chilli pickle, a delicacy you must try!

Sun dried bamboo stuffed chilli pickle, a delicacy you must try!

As bamboo pickle is most of our favourites, why not try it in a different version. Chilli stuffed with sundried bamboo is another delicacy you can try.

here is an attempt to give a twist to the usual chilli and bamboo pickle.


  • Chillies one kg
  • 3/4 cup Salt or less
  • 3/4 cup Fennel seeds (check Ingredients Gallery) (coarse powder)
  • 3/4 cup Mustard seeds powdered coarsely
  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek Roasted powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sesame Oil (or less)
  • Sun dried bamboo two cups
  • Turmeric one teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds Coarsely ground
  •  2 spoons chilli flakes


1: Clean the seeds of chillies, wash and pat it dry

2: Take all the ingredients except oil in a bowl.

3: Mix well

4: Fill each chilli with the mixture and pack into a clean and dry storage jar.

5: If there is any spice mixture left out , you can add it to the jar.

6: Leave the jar for 3 days.

7: It would be good if you keep the jar in sunlight for a day or two.

8: After the 3rd day, add the oil and give it a shake.

9: Leave for 3 or more days.

10: As the chillies are  big in size, it may take a few days to soften.

Keep it in sun for few days till chillies softens.


By Zaheera Ahmed

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