Lotus Stems Kofta Curry

4.20 from 5 votes

Lotus stem kofta curryIt is also known as kamal kakri and packed with nutritional value. Helps to reduce sugar level and control blood pressure.
Rich in fibre, good for skin, hair and promote weight loss. I'm sharing a recipe with lotus stems.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
CuisineAsian, Indian
Recipe Taste Savoury
Servings 2


  • 200 gm lotus stems
  • 100 gm paneer cubes
  • 2 tbsp chickpea flour
  • 2 tbsp soya chunks
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp shahi garam masala
  • 1 cup coconut milk thin
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • Whole garam masala
  • Kasuri methi
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean the lotus stems with running water. Then boil until soft, keep in room temperature.
    Lotus Stems Kofta Curry
  • Now peel off the skin and mash to make a dough.
    Lotus Stems Kofta Curry
  • Add soya chunks, chickpea flours and salt. Mix all together and give small round shape like kofta.
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  • Shallow fry and keep separate. Shallow fry the paneer cubes too and keep separate.
    Lotus Stems Kofta Curry - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Take a small bowl add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and garam masala. Make a paste with adding little water.
  • Now in the same pan add bay leaves and whole garam masala. Pour the mixed masala paste and salt.
  • Stir continuously and add thin coconut milk. Add shahi garam masala and kasuri methi. Stir continuously add fried kofta and paneer cubes.
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  • Cook another 3 minutes then gravy will slowly thicker. Put off the flame. Ready to serve with chapati/ paratha/ jeera rice.
    Lotus Stems Kofta Curry


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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 533 kcal | Carbohydrates: 32 g | Protein: 21 g | Fat: 38 g | Saturated Fat: 29 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 33 mg | Sodium: 92 mg | Potassium: 944 mg | Fiber: 9 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 318 IU | Vitamin C: 46 mg | Calcium: 377 mg | Iron: 8 mg

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