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Lotus Stem

Also Known As : Kamal Kakdi
Technical Name : Nelumbo nucifera


Taste Profile

It is crunchy and sweet in flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. It is boiled and used in cooking.


Lotus stem is the woody edible part of Lotus that grows 4 ft long and is found underwater.

Health benefits

  • Lotus stem is a rich source of Vitamin C, which helps to boost immunity.(1)
  • It contains zinc, magnesium, copper and iron which helps in production of red blood cells.(1)


Overconsumption of lotus stem can lower blood sugar level in the body.(2)

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