How to make Crispy Lotus Stem in Masala Curry Parmesan Baskets

This recipe is by 'Chef-Akshay-Nayyar'

Main Ingredients : Lotus stems (bhen/bhee) (भें), Cornflour/ corn starch (कॉर्नफ्लावर/कॉर्नस्टार्च)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crispy Lotus Stem in Masala Curry Parmesan Baskets
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Crispy Lotus Stem in Masala Curry Parmesan Baskets Recipe

  • Lotus stems (bhen/bhee) peeled, sliced and blanched 1-2

  • Cornflour/ corn starch for dusting

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • White sesame seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese grated 1 cup

  • Parsley chopped 1 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Put the sliced lotus stems in a bowl, add cornflour and rub it well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Deep-fry the lotus stems in hot oil till crisp and brown. Drain.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 5

Add chilli flakes and mix well

Step 6

Add sesame seeds, chilli paste and salt and toss to mix

Step 7

Add tomato ketchup and spring onion and mix well.

Step 8

To make parmesan basket, put parsley in parmesan cheese and mix well.

Step 9

Sprinkle parmesan in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Cook for a minute. Cool for a minute.

Step 10

Place bowls upside down on a worktop, place the cheese mixture over the bowl, so that it takes the shape of a bowl.

Step 11

Put lotus stem in masala curry into the baskets and serve immediately