Kamal Kakdi is the root of the lotus plant and can be used to make a variety of dishes. Today I am sharing the recipe of Kamal Kakdi Sabzi which is a spicy dry sabzi made using these stems and it can be paired with any Indian bread.

Kamal Kakdi Sabzi

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 194 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Kamal Kakdi is the root of the lotus plant and can be used to make a variety of dishes. Today I am sharing the recipe of Kamal Kakdi Sabzi which is a spicy dry sabzi made using these stems and it can be paired with any Indian bread. 

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Ingredients

  • 300 g Lotus Stem
  • 3 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 cup Onion Chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Chopped

Instructions

  1. Wash and peel the lotus stems.

  2. Cut them into thin slices.

  3. Put the lotus stem slices in a pressure cooker and add 1 cup water.

  4. Cook till they are soft.

  5. Heat oil in a pan.

  6. Add onions and fry until they turn slightly brown.

  7. Add ginger garlic paste and fry until onion turns golden brown.

  8. Now add curd and cook for a minute.

  9. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and cumin powder.

  10. Add half cup of water and fry the masala till oil leaves on the side of the pan.

  11. Now add the cooked lotus stems with the water and cover and cook for 10 minutes.

  12. Remove the lid and put the gas on high.

  13. Cook till all the water has evaporated and the sabzi is nice and dry.

  14. Add garam masala powder and coriander and mix well.

  15. Serve hot with phulka and dal.

Nutrition Facts
Kamal Kakdi Sabzi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 194 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 59mg3%
Potassium 629mg18%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 46.2mg56%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.