Lotus Rice(Dry Lotus seed Rice)

By Ruchi sharma  |  9th Nov 2018  |  
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About Lotus Rice(Dry Lotus seed Rice) Recipe

This recipe is a Vegetarian version of Non-vegetarian lotus rice.Usually in Vietnam or in other parts of Asia continent pork or chicken is used in this dish.Glutinous rice or sticky rice is used to prepare this dish.In this recipe I used basmati rice with vegetables and follow the same procedure to prepare the dish, but of course with vegetarian delight to satisfy your tastebuds.

Lotus Rice(Dry Lotus seed Rice)

Ingredients to make Lotus Rice(Dry Lotus seed Rice)

  • Dry/Fresh Lotus seeds 1/2 cup
  • Mix vegetables chopped 1Cup
  • Cooked rice 3Cups
  • Finely chopped onion 1 small
  • Black pepper powder 1Tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Sesame oil/vegetable oil 1Tbsp
  • Soy Sauce 1Tsp

How to make Lotus Rice(Dry Lotus seed Rice)

  1. Wash and soak dry lotus seeds in a water for about 1 hr.
  2. After 1 hr cook add enough water to a deep pan add soaked lotus seeds and cook for 25-30 minutes.
  3. When seeds are cooked drain and keep aside for later use.
  4. Heat a pan in medium heat and add sesame oil or you can use vegetable oil.
  5. Add onion and cook until it turns translucent in colour.
  6. Add mix vegetables and half of cooked lotus seeds .
  7. Add black pepper powder,soy sauce and salt to taste,stir well and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  8. Now add cooked rice and stir well to mix everything nicely.
  9. Place a steamer add water to it and boil on high flame.
  10. Take a parchement paper place it in a bowl.
  11. Put the rest of the lotus seeds to the bottom of it, and top with the fried rice.
  12. Then wrap it up and put the rice package into the steamer and steam for about 10 mins.
  13. Remove from the steamer and serve hot.

My Tip:

You can use aluminium foil instead of parchment paper. As its winter I couldn't get lotus leaf so used parchment paper.

Reviews for Lotus Rice(Dry Lotus seed Rice) (1)

Prabhleen Kaur2 years ago