Kung Pao Lotus Root | How to make Kung Pao Lotus Root

By sweta biswal  |  23rd Jun 2016  |  
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About Kung Pao Lotus Root Recipe

A yummy and easy to do vegan starter recipe ! Inspired by 'The Mala Project' :)

The delicious and mouthwatering Kung Pao Lotus Root is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Kung Pao Lotus Root is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Kung Pao Lotus Root. sweta biswal shared Kung Pao Lotus Root recipe which can serve 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Kung Pao Lotus Root. Try this delicious Kung Pao Lotus Root recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the sweta biswal of Kung Pao Lotus Root by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Kung Pao Lotus Root can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Kung Pao Lotus Root with other users

Kung Pao Lotus Root

Ingredients to make Kung Pao Lotus Root

  • 100 gm lotus root ( Use one that is unblemished and thick )
  • 3 tbsp chopped spring onions (greens only)
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic (thin slices )
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger ( thin slices )
  • 3 dry red chili peppers ( medium heat ones )
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 tsp peppercorns
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp thin soy sauce
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1/5 tsp salt (or to taste)

How to make Kung Pao Lotus Root

  1. Peel and slice the lotus root. Soak in water till you use them.
  2. Take the soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt and cornflour in a cup . Add 2-3 tbsp water to the cup and mix into a thin paste.
  3. Heat the canola oil in a wok.
  4. Remove the lotus root from water and dry them on paper towels. Shallow fry in small batches on medium flame till they turn brown on the edges.
  5. Remove from wok and drain on paper towels.
  6. Drain most of the oil from the wok leaving just about 1 tsp oil. Add the broken red peppers and peppercorns.
  7. Once they release their fragrance, add the spring onions, garlic and ginger. Fry for 2 mins without browning them.
  8. Add the fried lotus root along with the sauce. Stir fry till the sauce thickens in consistency.
  9. Finally add the peanuts, give it a toss and switch off the flame. Serve hot.

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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

I love this!