This beautiful seed is typically eaten in Chinese and Japanese cuisine. They are usually shelled.
Packed with fibre, calcium and a host of other nutrients, lotus seeds, which have a neutral flavour, may be boiled or roasted to eat as a snack, or ground into flour for use in baking, puddings and candies, or mixed into dishes.
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The list is endless.
You will see a few of these in your Panjeeri as they are mostly grinded but some are kept whole. It hasn’t got a distinct flavour either.