Lotus Root Cakes

Lotus Root Cakes

The added tofu makes them fuffy and juicy

Cooking time
20 minutes
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

80 g (2-3/4 oz.)

40 g (1-3/8 oz.)

120 g (4-1/4 oz.)

as desired

1/2 bag

as desired

as needed


1-1/2 Tbsp

a dash

a dash


75 ml (2-1/2 oz.)

50 ml (1-5/8 oz.)

1 Tbsp

1-2/3 Tbsp

10 g (3/8 oz.)


  1. Peel the lotus root, and coarsely mince 1/3 while grating the remaining 2/3.  Smash the tofu into little pieces by hand.
  2. Combine (1), the ground pork and ginger in a bowl, then knead the ingredients together well.  Add (A) and mix further.
  3. Divide (2) into two portions, and form each portion into oval-shaped patties.
  4. Oil a pan with cooking oil, then cook both sides of (3) until browned and remove from the pan.
  5. In the same pan, pour in (B) and stir over medium-low heat until thickened.
  6. Serve (4) with (5) poured on top, and garnish with salad mix dressed with Ponzu Lime.

Cooking Basics

Ginger - mincing

Remove the skin of the ginger and thinly slice, gradually sliding and stacking the slices. Then mince the ginger into fine pieces, and slice again finely at right angles.


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