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Lotus Stem Pickle

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Lotus stem pickle or kamal kakri ka achar is a spiced pickle made from fresh lotus stems. Spiced with red chili pepper, mustard, turmeric and sealed with oil, the lotus stem pickles are quite exotic and peppy.
  Kamal kakdi 1⁄2 Kilogram (Lotus Stem / Bhein)
  Mustard powder 6 Teaspoon
  Red chili pepper 3 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Mustard oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) Boil the fresh, cleaned, skinned and roundly sliced lotus stems till half tender.
2) Drain the water and make it dry on a strainer or keep it in the sun till arid.
3) Make an even mixture of red chilli pepper, turmeric, salt and mustard powder and rub over the stem pieces.
4) Store the pickle in a jar and on it pour heated and cooled oil.

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Side Dish

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Lotus Stem Pickle Recipe