Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack

Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack

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Let's take a few minutes to jazz up roasted makhana, so that a healthy snack becomes super tasty too! Here the crispy roasted lotus seeds are given a chatpata touch by adding some peppy spice powders including chaat masala.

This is a healthy and tasty jar snack that you can have with tea, or even pack in the kids’ snack box or take to office to munch when you are hungry.

You can also try other recipes with lotus seeds like Khoya Makhana or Roasted Makhana.

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Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack recipe - How to make Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 cups
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  1. Heat a deep non-stick pan, add the makhanas and dry roast them on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer the makhanas in the deep bowl and keep aside.
  3. Put the oil in the same pan, add red chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, chaat masala and salt and mix well.
  4. Switch on the flame, add the roasted makhanas, mix well and sauté it on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately or cool it completely and store it in an airtight container. Use as required.

Masala Makhana Recipe Video by Tarla Dalal

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy128 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates16.1 g
Fiber0 g
Fat5.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.2 mg

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Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack
 on 27 Nov 19 11:24 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your feedback. Happy cooking!
27 Nov 19 03:55 PM
Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack
 on 26 Feb 18 08:22 AM

My all time favourite snack.. I have always eaten.. plain roasted.. But when i tried this.. one.. this is just amazing.. now this is always stored in my house.. in the jar.. thank you for this amazing recipe..