How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root

Posted on February 25, 2013 by EchoMe

I believe most of us are interested in lotus root. But adding red cabbage and lemon juice into lotus root recipe can be quite creative. According to traditional Chinese medicine, lotus root can help digestion, stop diarrhea, reduce fever, whet appetite, and nourish skin, another perfect food ingredients for TCM dietary supplementation.

Pink Natural Lotus Root

Ingredients

200g lotus root; 1 lemon; 80g red cabbage; 30g sugar

Directions:
1. Wash and clean red cabbages, cut them into fine sections. Then put into a food processor, add some boiling water, smash into pieces and get filtered.

How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root         How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root

2. Put red cabbage juice into a big bowl. Squeeze some lemon juice, add two pieces of lemon. Then pink comes out, add sugar and mix well.

How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root         How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root

3. Wash and clean lotus roots, peel them and cut them into fine sections. Blanch them in boiling water. Finally add lotus roots into the bowl. We had better put a lid onto the bowl, then put the bowl into a refrigerator for one hour or more.

How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root         How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root


About EchoMe

I am a young woman living in Shanghai and working in fashion industry. During my spare time, I would like to find interesting creative Chinese recipes and share to all of you. There are some recipes from Chinese moms which I found on Chinese internet. I am happy with cooking my meals following those recipes every day. Every day I would make some progress in cooking. Hope you can also enjoy those recipes as well as me.
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2 Responses to How to Make Pink Natural Lotus Root

  1. In Indian cuisine too, lotus root is supossed to be blessed with many health benefits. These look super cute and pink!

    Shobha

  2. In Chinese cuisine, lotus root is kind of ingredients for dietary supplementation. Yes, lotus root has lots of healthy benefits.

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