Rice In Lotus Leaf

Lotus leaves give this rice preparation a unique flavour. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Rice In Lotus Leaf
Main Ingredients Cooked basmati rice, Lotus leaves
Cuisine Chinese
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Rice In Lotus Leaf

  • 3 cups Cooked basmati rice
  • 2 Lotus leaves
  • 3-4 Oyster mushrooms soaked
  • 2 Chicken breasts boiled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium Green capsicum cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium Red capsicum cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium Yellow capsicum cut into small pieces
  • 1 inch piece Ginger grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar


  1. Slice oyster mushrooms and put into a bowl. Add chicken, the 3 coloured capsicums, ginger, pepper powder, salt and rice. Break the eggs and add and mix. Add soya sauce, vinegar and mix well.
  2. Dip the lotus leaves in boiling water to soften them. Spread the leaves on a flat surface. Put the rice mixture in the centre of each. Fold the four edges to make a parcel. You may tie up the parcel with string to secure it.
  3. Heat sufficient water in the bottom half of a steamer. Keep the parcels in the perforated top half of the steamer, put the lid on and steam for 5-6 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1861
Carbohydrates 100.8
Protein 481.8
Fat 43.3