Lotus root is used mainly in Asian cuisine. It may not be a common vegetable but it is rich in vitamins and minerals. Lotus root is actually the stem of the lotus plant. A classic way to prepare lotus root is to stir fry them as this will enable us to enjoy the crunchy yet tender texture of the stem. Most of the time we also complement the lotus roots with other vegetables that are equally crunchy and crisp. Lotus root is however also a popular vegetable used in soups or stews.
Lotus root stir fry dish is a dish that comprises various types of vegetables and each of them has its own unique crunch and sweetness. One can really taste the crunchiness and sweetness of each of the vegetables without it being overcooked when the vegetables are stir fried. Serve them with steamed rice. Certainly a delicious and classic Chinese stir fry dish for those who are vegetarian as well as those who are non vegetarian. As always, ENJOY!