Lotus stem an aquatic plant has many essential minerals and nutrients and is a great source of vitamin C which fights viral infections, and boosts the immunity system.This root which is low in calories not only is believed to manage obesity ,but also aids in good blood circulation as Potassium is present in this root which aids in relaxing the blood vessels.
Now.. from the brief summary of the nutrition part I will be moving to today’s recipe …
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2-3 peeled and sliced
2 potatoes cut into cubes
1-2 onions finely chopped
3 tomatoes coarsely ground
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1-2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp cumin seed powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil
First soak the sliced lotus stem in salt water for few minutes and wash well again for 2-3 times.
Heat oil in a kadai and add the onions and saute till light brown.
Next add the ginger-garlic paste ,tomato puree, chilli powder and salt .
After 5 minutes add the lotus stem and potato, mix well ,cover and cook on a low heat till the vegetables are cooked.
Add a little water only if needed.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Add the rest of the ingredients and remove from fire.
Can be served with any menu.