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How to cook lotus stem

Lotus Stem Tikki

Bheeya Ji Tikki|Stuffed Lotus stem Tikki

A Sindhi’s love for Lotus stem dates back to pre-partition era and our forefathers loved the nutty flavored, woodsy looking, stringy/hairy stem of Lotus flower so much that they started cultivating it here in India, around their homes, and hence  this Lotus stem or Bhee is still found mostly in Sindhi dominated areas.Those who grew […]
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Bhee tikki or stuffed lotus stem

Sharing my happiness !

A quick hello on a warm Monday morning and a sweet news to share ! Food blogging gives me immense pleasure…. sharing the traditional recipes, hearing your views and comments, reading all the messages and Emails with good wishes and compliments, getting to know about how your mother/aunt/friend/relative cooks the same dish, connecting with many […]
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Bhee aloo

Seyal Bhee Patata~Lotus stem and potato cooked in Onion base

A heavy heart, a restless mind, an off mood and a headache ..all are hindering my attempts to  have a hearty conversation with you all today. But I have got a recipe to share with some lovely people,who wanted to know some more ways to relish Lotus stem or Bhee(Bhein). So here I go anyway… […]
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bheepatatachaanwara

Bhee Patata

Memories are myopic? Are they?? Well I don’t completely agree to this belief, since I am amongst those who dwell in beautiful past.I hate to look at reprehensible stuff around me, but unfortunately I am always forced to throw myself in pits of gloom, corruption, political vested interests and rising prices and declining bank balances.Pity, […]
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bheepaalak

Bhee Paalak~Lotus stem in spinach curry

Before the invasion of Paneer (cottage cheese) in Sindhi kitchens, Bhee or Lotus stem or kamalkakdi enjoyed the Numero Uno position,where festive food was concerned. Bhee and Dingri (mushrooms) were supposed to be the food for family functions, marriage ceremonies, festivals etc, when nonveg was restricted . Here is an information about Lotus stem that […]
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Bheeyah  Ji tikki

Bhee (lotus stem) Tikki

Few days back there was a food event where in the host called upon for Pakora recipes and being a sindhi I have no reason not to participate in that, coz Sindhis are world illfamous  famous for their love for crispy pakoras , fritters, Tikkis etc, basically anything deep fried. But I wanted to make […]
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