roasted makhana recipe
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roasted makhana recipe

Healthy snack of roasted phool makhana or foxnuts.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 2 to 3
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 3 cups makhana (phool makhana or foxnuts or lotus seeds)
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder) or add as required
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala or add as required
  • rock salt as required
  • 2 to 3 teaspoon oil or ghee


making roasted makhana recipe

  • Heat oil in a pan or kadai.
  • Add the makhana and roast for a good 10-12 minutes on a low flame till they become crisp and crunchy. Keep on stirring in between.
  • Lastly add all the spice powders and salt, except chaat masala.
  • Switch off the fire as you don't want the spice powders to get burnt.
  • Stir the whole mixture well.
  • Lastly sprinkle the chaat masala powder and again mix well.
  • Serve roasted makhana straightaway.
  • Or once they cool down, store roasted makhana in an air-tight container.