Curried Lotus Root and Pasta

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Lotus stems (kamal kakdi) - 2, about 30 cm long
  • Shell shaped pasta - 100 g
  • Tomato puree - 100 ml
  • Onion - 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Ginger - 2 tsp, chopped
  • Garlic - 2 tsp, chopped
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Fresh cream - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, chopped
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Curried Lotus Root and Pasta

  • Soak the lotus stem in water for 1/2 an hour
  • Wash thoroughly to remove all the mud
  • Cut the stems into 5 cm thick round slices
  • Now take a pan, add the lotus stem with water. Simmer until tender.
  • Cook the pasta as per directions on the pack, drain and set aside
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and saute onion until pink
  • Now add the ginger and garlic, fry until brown
  • Add all the powders and fry for a few seconds
  • Now add the tomato puree, salt and cooked lotus root slices
  • Simmer for 5 minutes
  • Now stir in the macaroni
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and cream.

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