Serves 2 to 3


  • Lotus Roots, 200 grams (sliced)
  • Hot Boiling Water
  • Cooking Oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic, 4 cloves (sliced)
  • Big Red Chilli, 2 (sliced)
  • Chilli Bean Paste, 1 tablespoon
  • Spring Onions, to garnish (chopped)


  1. In a Thermos® 0.71L Food Jar, add hot boiling water to the inner rim. Preheat for 5 minutes and discard the water.
  2. Add lotus root slices and fill Food Jar with a new set of hot boiling water till the inner rim. Close the lid tightly and let it sit aside to cook for 2 hours.
  3. After 2 hours, drain the water from the Food Jar.
  4. With a frying pan, add cooking oil, garlic, chili bean paste, and chili. Stir fry until fragrant. Add some water (about 50ml) and allow the sauce to boil.
  5. When boiling, pour the sauce over the cooked lotus root slices into the Food Jar. Close the lid tightly and mix well by giving the Food Jar few shakes.
  6. Before serving, garnish with chopped spring onions.


  • This recipe is based on using the Thermos® 0.71L SK-3020 Stainless King Food Jar. You may adjust the ingredient quantities based on the capacity of the Food Jar.
  • If you prefer softer lotus roots, you may let it sit aside in the Food Jar to cook for 3 to 4 hours. 


Recipe and photos courtesy of Thermos Singapore team.