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Rosup from Nagaland

Rosup is a traditional and signature dish of the Ao Naga Tribe. It is a dish made of mixed vegetables, dry fish and bamboo shoots. It is a dry side dish loaded with the goodness of vegetables and flavours from fermented bamboo shoots and dry fish. It is full of nutrients as well.

Photo soure: Sangke Konyak


  1. Fermented Bamboo shoot

  2. Fermented dried fish

  3. Bitter gourd

  4. Beans

  5. Yam stem

  6. Garlic

  7. Ginger

  8. Pepper

  9. Naga King chilli

  10. Water

  11. Salt to taste


  1. Bring fermented Bamboo shoot to boil in a pot half-filled with water

  2. Add garlic, ginger, Naga King chilli, salt, and Naga pepper. Let it simmer for 2 minutes.

  3. Add cut yam stem/leaves, bitter gourd and beans.

  4. Then add some cut fermented dry fish.

  5. Let it boil on a small flame for about 45 mins.


Let the water reduce and dry up.

It should have runny water, but it should not be completely dry.

Let it dry up with just a teaspoon of water at the bottom to keep the moisture.


Special Thanks to Sangke Konyak for sharing this recipe with us.


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