Thursday, September 03, 2009

Lotus Root Kinpira

Sweet and crunchy lotus root topped with toasted sesame seeds! Simply tasty. And it is also very easy to whip up. You can add some cooking rice wine or sesame oil to it, if desired. If you have any superior stocks, use it to replace the water for the seasoning. Lotus Root is full of goodness.

Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 5 mins

Ingredients (serves 2-4)
 180g fresh lotus root, peeled and sliced
 2 tablespoons olive oil
 some toasted sesame seeds (optional)
 some fresh coriander leaves, for garnish

Seasoning
 60ml water
 1 tablespoon sugar
 3 tablespoons light soy sauce

Method
1. Place all the seasoning ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.
2. Heat oil in a wok. Fry the root lotus for 3 minutes. Pour in the seasoning and simmer for 5 minutes.
3. Dish up and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds. Garnish with chilli or coriander leaves, and serve immediately.

2 comments:

Miss Qiu said...

That looks sooo good! And I have some lotus root lying around so I'll make this!

A veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Thanks Miss Qiu :) Hope you will like it too.

Cheers :)

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