Vidhu's kitchen: Makhana Curry ( Lotus seed curry)

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Makhana Curry ( Lotus seed curry)


Makhana     : 2 cups
Chopped onion  : 1 cup
Tomato Puree : 1/2 cup
Cashewnut Paste      : 2 tbsps
Garam masala Powder   : 1/2 tsp
Ginger - Garlic Paste  : 1 tsp
Red chilly powder      : 1 tsp
Coriander powder     : 1 tsp


Heat oil in a kadai add chopped onions and saute till they turn light brown in colour.
Add ginger - garlic paste and fry.
Add red chilly powder,coriander powder, cashewnut paste, tomato puree, salt and garam masala powder one by one and stir.
Finally add the makhanas, mix well and allow it to cook till the gravy becomes thick..
Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves and serve..


Priya Suresh said...

Thanks for this wonderful curry Vidhya, actually i brought a packet of this lotus seeds from India,seriously am searching some dishes with those seeds, urs looks fabulous..cant wait to try..

Gopika Ram said...

Wow.. thats an amazing recipe. Never tried lotus seeds :) Thanks for sharing dear

Swathi said...

I love this curry, here it is not available much.

Vidhya said...

This is the first time I am seeing a lotus seed Vidhya. Thanks for the wonderful dish

Santosh Bangar said...

innovative and mouthwatering curry

Vijitha said...

That;s one interesting curry Vidhya. I have never used lotus seeds. Where did you get them?

Unknown said...

Very interest recipe. I have heard abt few recipes using lotus seeds. but seeing one which i can also prepare. Thanks for it.


Deepthi Shankar said...

I've never made anything with lotus seeds. This curry looks tasty

Lifewithspices said...

wo wwonderful curry ..hv jus tried kheer with this .. its awesome..

Deepti said...

thats a new recipe for me...thanks for sharing

Raks said...

Never cooked lotus seeds so far,but have seen in the stores and wondered what it is!

Raks said...

Nice recipe by the way!

Vidya Rao said...

Thats so innovative! Thanks for sharing!

Priya dharshini said...

I was searching for ur blog link in fb ...The Lotus seed curry luks innovative,I am goin thru ur blog..