Seasonal tempura

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By Yotam Ottolenghi

Published 2010

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Here’s the perfect solution for all your vegetables. And it is breathtakingly delicious.


  • 1.2 kg (net weight) freshly prepared vegetables (see method), such as: Jerusalem artichoke, beetroot, broccoli, potato, sweet potato, carrot,


Start with the sauce. Break the cardamom pods using a pestle and mortar and transfer the seeds to a food-processor bowl. Discard the pods. Add the rest of the ingredients and blitz to get a smooth, runny sauce.

Next prepare the vegetables. There aren’t any strict rules you must follow but try to keep them chunky and retain some of the natural shape of the vegetable where possible – for