Lotus Root Fry

This is not a common vegetable that we use in our day to day cooking. Well i started to try them after tasting it at my friend`s place and trust me it was good.Lotus root is a crunchy vegetable, looks great when chopped and tastes good after they are cooked.

  • Oil as per need
  • Fennel seeds-1 tsp
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Lotus Root- 2-3 (  abt 250 gms)
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Chilly powder and coriander powder-1 tbsp(adjust as per spice level)
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Garam masala powder-1 tsp
  • Wash,peel and chop the Lotus root.

  • Add oil to the pan, once the oil is hot, add the fennel seeds
  • As the color of the fennel seeds change add curry leaves followed by chopped lotus root.
  • Saute them well.
  • Add ginger garlic paste , salt and turmeric and saute them till you get a nice aroma, sprinkle little water if needed.
  • Now add Chilly powder , garam masala powder and mix well, Bring down the flame and cook it till you get the desired crispiness.
  • Serve with Sambar.