Lotus Stem Pickle Recipe

Lotus Stem Pickle is a seasonal pickle recipe, you can buy good quality Lotus Stem only in a particular season, therefore, this pickle can be made in bulk for enjoying throughout the year.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20


  • 1 kg lotus stem (bhee or kamal kakri)
  • 2 cups Mustard Oil (Sarson Ka Tel)
  • 4 tbsp Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi)
  • 3 tbsp Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 6 tbsp mustard powder
  • 1/2 cup Salt (Namak)

How to make Lotus Stem Pickle:

  1. Peel the lotus stem and cut into thin round slices.
  2. Boil the slices of lotus stem until turns soft.
  3. Drain the boiled lotus stem through the strainer and keep them under sun light, till they are sufficient dry.
  4. In a bowl, mix the salt and spices very well and rub thoroughly over the pieces of lotus stem.
  5. Put the prepared pickle in a jar and pour mustard oil.
  6. Put a tight lid over the jar and keep shaking it once daily for 4-5 days till the pickle is ready to serve.


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