Lotus Stem Sabzi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 - medium lotus stems
  • 2 - onions, grated
  • 2 - tomatoes, grated
  • 1 tsp - ginger grated
  • 1 tsp - garlic ground
  • 1 cup - curds fresh
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1 tbsp - coriander chopped
  • 2 - cardamoms
  • 2 - cloves
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 1 - small stick cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - dhania (coriander) seeds crushed lightly
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - ghee or oil
  • salt

How to Make Lotus Stem Sabzi

  • Peel and slice stems into 3/4 inch thick slices. Boil in plenty of salted water for 15 minutes or tender.
  • Drain, run under tap water, drain and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee, add seeds and whole spices, allow to splutter.
  • Add ginger garlic, fry for a minute.
  • Add onions; stir - fry till light golden.
  • Add curd, stir till the whiteness disappears.
  • Add all masalas, tomatoes and cook till oil separates.
  • Add 1/2 cup water bring mixture to a boil.
  • Add boiled lotus stems, stir, cover and simmer till water is absorbed.
  • Serve hot with a dish of rice or paratha.

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