'EATS SHOOTS AND LEAVES'
eats, shoots and leaves.
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Badaga connectionBadagas consider bamboo shoots curry- OTTUKUDI Udhakka- to be one of the most delicious dishes. In olden days, with the forest cover around the fringes of hattis [villages] gathering bamboo shoots used to be great fun for young girls. So was 'savudey hirukkodhu - gathering tree twigs.I understand that a kilo of bamboo shoots was selling for about Rs.80/- this year 2012.