Lotus Root Tempura

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Appears in
Plant-Based Gourmet

By Suzannah Gerber

Published 2021

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  • Sesame oil or a blend of safflower oil and sesame oil, as needed
  • ½ cup tapioca starch
  • 1 tablespoon


  1. Heat 1 inch of sesame oil in a small, straight-sided sauté pan with a lid. Bring the temperature to approximately 325°F for a shallow fry.
  2. Mix the tapioca starch, ground flaxseeds, black pepper, kala namak, and rice milk together in a medium bowl, whisking vigorously t