• Lotus stem, lotus seeds and other gifts from the national flower

    January 2, 2017thepeppercook

    India’s national flower is the lotus, so it not surprising that one of its culinary gems amongst ingredients is the lotus stem. These modified stems, technically known as rhizomes, are often also called lotus “roots”. In reality, the lotus plant has small roots that are embedded in the muddy soil of a pond. It is…

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