Sri Lanka Nelum Ala (Curried Lotus Root) Recipe

Step 1

Wash and cut the lotus root into small pieces. Slice the tomatoes, chile and shallots. Place the lotus root in a pan and add the tomato, chile, curry leaves fenugreek, salt, coconut milk, turmeric, chile powder and paprika and cook for about 10 minutes In a frying pan heat 25 g ghee and when sizzling add the shallots and fry until transparent. Pour in the lotus root curry, add the curry powder and cook for a further 2 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • 225g Lotus root
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Chile, fresh
  • 25g Shallots
  • Curry leaf sprigs
  • 1/2ts Fenugreek
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 250ml Coconut milk, thick
  • 1/4ts Turmeric
  • 1/4ts Chile powder
  • 1/2ts Paprika
  • 25g Ghee
  • 1ts Curry powder

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