Lotus Flower Edible
The flowers are dried and used as seasoning.
Lotus flower edible. Cooked lotus root is an edible vegetable food item made by cooking a lotus flower on a campfire fire pit or other viable source of fire. Lotus leaves stems tubers seeds and flowers are all relished. It is the national flower of india and vietnam classification. Lotus as an edible plant vegetable almost all parts of a lotus are edible.
Edible and medicinal uses of the lotus flower aside from decorating thrones and acting as seats for enlightened beings both main types of lotus are surprisingly useful for edible and medicinal purposes. The stems of the lotus are used in salads. Lotus is a staple food throughout china southeast asia and india. The sacred lotus nelumbo nucifera.
It restores the same stats as its raw counterpart except for sanity which it restores 3 times as much as its counterpart. The mild tasting fresh petals can be used in lieu of lettuce cups as shown in the photos above you can get my recipe for this pomelo shrimp miang with nam prik pao dressing on serious eats. 3000 years of being cultivated for its edible seeds and it is commonly cultivated in water gardens. Photo of edible flowers picked in lindas garden in july lavender thyme dill cilantro day lily squash blossom nasturtiums chives and basil.
When asking for edible lotus the focus is on the lotus tuber. Lotus flowers have all the flower parts so they are a complete flower. The seeds are roasted or candied and used directly in soups and sauces. Some years ago a friend in tokyo sent me three seeds of the lotus flower nelumbo nucifera.
1 seeds the seeds from a lotus seed head can be eaten when they are green and they will have a sweet flavor and can be eaten like peas. Please use this edible flowers chart before eating any flowers. The lotus is often confused. All parts of the lotus flower plant are edible.