Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Honey, Chilly Lotus Stem

Honey, Chilly Lotus Stem 

 Aren't you fed up with serving starters made up of Paneer or potatoes. Now you can surprise your guests with this starter with crunchy, fibrous and different feel. Try this and share your compliments....



Preparation Time : 20 Min

Cooking Time : 20 Min

Ingredient :

  • 2 Medium size lotus stem (clean and wash nicely)
  • 2 Tablespoon cornflour
  • Salt according to taste
For Sweet and Hot Sauce :
  • 1 Teaspoon oil
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped red chilly or chilly flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 Tea spoon soya sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon oregano
  • Pinch of salt
Oil for frying

Procedure :
  • Take Lotus stem, clean and wash it nicely and cut diagonally into thin and long slices using knife or chips cutter. Keep them in water so that all the dirt from inside is removed

  • Now keep the lotus stem slice on kitchen towel to remove the excess water

  • In a bowl take lotus stem slices, add corn flour and salt and toss them nicely so that the corn flour is coated nicely on lotus stem

  • Take oil in pan for frying. fry lotus stem chips first on high flame and then lower the flame to medium. Fry chips till it turn crispy and brown in colour

  • Once done take them out on kitchen napkin so that extra oil is removed. 

For Sweet and hot Sauce :
  • In a Pan take a teaspoon of oil add chopped garlic to this and saute it. Now add chopped chillies to this

  • Now add oregano, pinch of salt, honey, tomato sauce and soya sauce to this and mix well. Now add lotus stem chips to this and toss till these are nicely coated. At last add roasted sesame seeds and serve it..







Tips :
  • Try to keep chips as thin as you can for crispiness 
  • You can change the quantity of honey, chilly and sauces according to your taste