roasted makhana recipe, phool makhana recipe | lotus seeds or fox nuts

Makhana or Phool makhana or lotus seeds, roasted makhana with detailed photo and video recipe: –  Makhana is probably the ingredient I am not used to with. but this roasted makhana is one of my favorite evening munch recipe. This is a Healthy Snack made by roasting makhana in ghee / clarified butter.

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Makhana or Phool makhana or lotus seeds, roasted makhana with detailed photo and video recipe: – makhana is known as foxnuts in English. another name is Lotus seeds. These seeds are very healthy, light and digestible.

As I have told, I am not used to with makhana because I have not been grown up eating makhana. The first time, I tried this recipe at my foodie buddy’s place and I loved it.roasted-makhana-priyascurrynation

before moving to the recipe, I am listing few facts about makhana below.

Benefits of Makhana

  • Good for heart
  • Reduces Inflammation
  • Rich in protein
  • Detoxifies the spleen
  • Regulates blood pressure
  • Infertility
  • Beneficial in Diabetes
  • Calcium rich
  • Good for the kidney
  • Acts as aphrodisiac

Who should not eat Makhana or fox nuts

  • Cold & Flue
  • Pregnant & Breastfeeding women
  • Acute Diarrhea

Kindly concern your doctor before any conclusion

 

roasted makhana recipe, Phool makhana video recipe

Recipe card for roasted makhana recipe:-

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roasted makhana | foxnuts | lotus seeds
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
4 mins
Total Time
6 mins
 

crunchy ,garlicky evening munch recipe

Course: Snack
Cuisine: north indian
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
  • 2 cups makhana
  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic chutney
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder /haldi powder
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. microwave your makhana before use for a minute.

  2. Heat ghee in Kadai.

  3. add garlic chutney and turmeric powder.

  4. Saute it for a while.

  5. Add makhana and salt.

  6. Roast makhana for 4 minutes on medium flame.

  7. store in air tight container.

Recipe Notes
  • If you don't have garlic chutney , then use 1/4 tsp minced garlic and 1/4 tsp red chili powder.
  • Don't have a microwave?? not to worry. Just before making DRY ROAST makhana for 2 mins

roasted makhana recipe, Phool makhana recipe | lotus seeds or foxnuts recipe with step by step photos

  1. Microwave your makhana before use for a minute.
  2. Heat ghee in Kadai.roasted-makhana-priyascurrynation
  3. Add garlic chutney and turmeric powder.roasted-makhana-priyascurrynation
  4. Saute it for a while.roasted-makhana-priyascurrynation
  5. Add makhana and salt.roasted-makhana-priyascurrynation
  6. Roast makhana for 4 minutes on medium flame.roasted-makhana-priyascurrynation
  7. Store in air tight container.

 Notes:-

  • If you don’t have garlic chutney , then use 1/4 tsp minced garlic and 1/4 tsp red chili powder.
  • Don’t have a microwave?? not to worry. Just before making DRY ROAST makhana for 2 mins

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