Kamak Kakdi Seekh

Learn how to make kamal kakdi seekh. Lotus stem seekh are easy to make.


250 gms Kamal kakdi (Lotus Stem)
150 g Chana dal
10 g Ginger (adrak)
10 g Garlic (lahsun)
20 g Pistachio (pista)
5 g Red chilli powder (lal mirch)
1 bay leaf
Salt for taste
Garam masala as per taste


How to make Kamak Kakdi Seekh:
  • Peel and chop the garlic and ginger finely.
  • Peel and wash the kamal kakdi stems and chop them into thin slices.
  • Boil the pistachio slightly and then keep aside.
  • In a pan heat oil and saute chopped ginger and garlic.
  • When slightly pink add kamal kakdi and chana dal.
  • Stir fry for some time.
  • Now add enough water and let the dal and lotus stems cook properly.
  • When done add the pistachio and red chillies.
  • When the water dries switch off the stove and let it cool.
  • Pass this mixer through a mixer and add salt and garam masala.
  • Now take a skewer and put the mixture on the skewers and put in the tandoor.
  • Dab some oil from time to time and keep moving till done.
  • When completely cooked take off and serve with green chutney.