How to make Lotus Stem Honey Crunch -

Lotus stems cooked with honey and spring onion greens.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Lotus stems (bhen/bhee) (भें), Honey (शहद)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Lotus Stem Honey Crunch

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lotus Stem Honey Crunch Recipe

  • Lotus stems (bhen/bhee) scrubbed clean 250 grams

  • Honey 3 tablespoons

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Kashmiri red chillies dried 6

  • Tomato ketchup 3 to taste

  • Salt tablespoons

  • Spring onion greens 3-4 stalks

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Cut lotus stems into thin diagonal slices and put them in a bowl. Add salt, cornflour and mix well. Slide these into hot oil, taking care not to crowd the kadai, and deep fry till crisp and golden.

Step 2

Drain on absorbent paper. Roughly chop red chillies and remove seeds. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick wok, add red chillies and sauté. Add tomato ketchup, honey and salt and mix.

Step 3

Chop spring onion greens. Add fried lotus stems to the sauce and toss. Add vinegar and mix. Transfer into a serving dish, garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot.

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