Crispy Lotus Stem Honey Chilli
by Tarla Dalal
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Quite different, the Crispy Lotus Stem Honey Chilli is a tongue-tickling way to start your meal! Thinly-sliced lotus stems are stir-fried with flavourful sauces, spices and honey to get a sweet and sour delicacy that tickles your taste buds. Make sure you serve this Oriental starter immediately on preparation, before it gets chewy.
- Combine the lotus stem and cornflour in a deep bowl and toss well.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry the lotus stems in 2 batches till they turn golden brown and crispy from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
- Heat the chilli oil in a broad non-stick pan add the honey, chilli flakes, tomato ketchup, soy sauce and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the fried lotus stems, toss well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Serve immediately garnished with spring onion whites and greens.
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