Thamara Valayam Mezhukkupuratti/Stir-fried Lotus Root & Award

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
30 min
Very Easy




  • Put the sliced lotus root into vinegar water as you slice it.
  • Add very little water to the sliced lotus root, add turmeric powder,salt and boil it with lid closed.
  • Cook until the lotus root slices start to change color - they turn a bit translucent looking.When the pieces turn soft (will take about 5 minutes);Drain the excess water.
  • Heat a frying pan with the oil.Lightly saute the crushed garlic, crushed red chilli flakes,crushed shallots.Fry till golden brown.
  • Add the boiled lotus root slices and turn over and cook a couple more minutes.
  • Add the sesame seeds, crushed black pepper, soy sauce. The lotus roots should get a bit caramelized from the soy sauce.
  • Serve hot or cold.


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