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10 lotus seeds recipes


Last Updated : Apr 20,2019




कमल के बीज रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (lotus seeds recipes in Hindi)
કમળના બી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (lotus seeds recipes in Gujarati)

lotus seeds recipes | Indian Makhana recipes.

lotus seeds recipes, Indian Makhana recipes. Lotus seeds are called Makhanas in India. You can have them as a healthy snack, use them in Indian desserts or make a curry with them.  

Makhana, Lotus Seeds as a healthy Indian snack 

Yes, lotus seeds do make a healthy snack. You can roast your makahanas and then add some chilli powder and chaat masala to give a masala makhana recipe. Even better is to roast the makhana and add some herbs to make herbed makhana recipe which is a healthy tiffin box option for your kids in school or for you to take to work. 

Herbed MakhanasHerbed Makhanas

Lotus Seeds, Makhana used in Indian Desserts

Yes, the makahnas work well in Indian desserts. Rich in protein and calcium, makhana or fox-nut combines beautifully with low-fat milk to make a creamy and delicious kheer. A lacing of nutmeg powder and saffron lends an aesthetic touch to the low calorie Makhane ki Kheer recipe, making this a memorable dessert that lingers on your taste buds. We also have the tasty full fat version of makhane ki kheer recipe for you.

Makhane ki KheerMakhane ki Kheer

Lotus Seeds, Makhana used in Indian Sabzis

Makhanas are easy to use in Indian Sabzis also. We have khoya makhana recipe, where makhanas are deep-fried in ghee and cooked in a rich gravy, which has the tangy flavour of tomatoes and curds, the intense flavour of Indian spices and spice powders, and the luxuriant texture of crumbled mava.

Khoya MakhanaKhoya Makhana

For mushroom and cashew nut lovers, make the cashew mushroom makhana curry recipe. With a creamy tomato-onion gravy as the base, this luxuriant curry features an exciting mix of ingredients such as mushrooms and lotus seeds.

Cashew, Mushroom and Makhana CurryCashew, Mushroom and Makhana Curry

Benefits of Lotus Seeds, Makhana

Lotus Seeds (Makhana) :   A cup of dry roasted makhana has around 3.9 g of protein (high protein snack, starter), which is good enough to help build muscle mass and promote cell growth. Lotus seeds are gluten free . A cup of makhana can fulfil almost 50% of day’s requirement for folate and required for  first trimester. Small portion of roasted makhana can be included in a diabetic diet and for weight loss. See detailed benefits of lotus seeds makhana

Enjoy our lotus seeds recipes, Indian Makhana recipes ​below.

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Roasted Makhana, Roasted Lotus Seeds
Recipe# 41901
26 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Roasted Makhana will any day give popcorn a run for its money. Roasted lotus seeds are crunchy, puffy and tasty, in a unique sort of way. This recipe shows you how to make plain roasted makhana. You can perk it up with your choice of seasonings – herby, spicy, sweet, garlicky or just plain butte ....
Makhane ki Kheer ( Indian Cooking)
Recipe# 1992
30 Oct 15

 
by Tarla Dalal
Makhane, with their interesting puffed appearance are a favourite with everybody, right from children to adults. While savoury snacks using Makhane are a hot favourite, these lotus seeds also lend themselves beautifully to sweet dishes, such as this Makhane ki Kheer. Here, roasted and powdered ....
Khoya Makhana
Recipe# 2405
14 Sep 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Makhana is a wonderful ingredient, much loved by youngsters and elders alike. Its dainty appearance and unique texture makes it appealing to even kids. Khoya Makhana is an exotic preparation of makhana, with the captivating flavour of ghee. The makhanas are deep-fried in ghee and cooked in a r ....
Makhane ki Kheer
Recipe# 8693
15 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Rich in protein and calcium, makhana or fox-nut combines beautifully with low-fat milk to make a creamy and delicious kheer. A lacing of nutmeg powder and saffron lends an aesthetic touch to the Makhane ki Kheer, making this a memorable dessert that lingers on your taste buds. Makhana is also a grea ....
Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack
Recipe# 42412
20 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
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 sna ....
Cashew, Mushroom and Makhana Curry
Recipe# 41495
18 Feb 17

 
by Tarla Dalal
The richness of this recipe resonates on your palate and in your memory long after you are done with the meal! With a creamy tomato-onion gravy as the base, this luxuriant curry features an exciting mix of ingredients such as mushrooms and lotus seeds. A generous dose of sautéed cashewnuts a ....
Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40339
09 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t like roasted makhanas? Here, we have enhanced this nice and poppy snack by roasting it in olive oil. Kids will love the peppy flavours of the mixed herbs and chilli flakes, which give the makhanas a nice and exotic touch. Make a whole batch of Herbed Makhanas and store it in an air-tigh ....
Recipe# 12093
01 Oct 11

 by Foodie #20143
No reviews
Makhane ki kheer is a sweet dish recipe with lotus stem seeds or makhana cooked in sweetened and nutmeg flavoured milk. Devour this creamy and unique kheer recipe as a delicious dessert.
Recipe# 13531
01 Oct 11

 by setaram
No reviews
An unique variation to the typical halwa recipe, makhana ke halwa is prepared from soaked makhanas, ghee and sugar. A simple and quick dessert item, makhane ke halwa is best enjoyed with chopped nuts as topping.
Roasted Makhanas
Recipe# 36174
18 Feb 12

 by Kavitha Iyengar
No reviews
Looking for a healthy and crunchy snack to munch on? makhana is your answer! it is the perfect evening snack for the energy boost and can be prepared in under 5 minutes! this can also be prepared and stored in airtight containers for upto a month!
Recipe# 39862
18 Dec 14

 by meera girdhar
No reviews
As Winter started some nutritional supplement is required for the family and Panjiri is the perfect snack. Panjiri is an Indian sweet snacks from Punjab region. It is made from the whole wheat flour roasted in pure ghee and loaded with dry Fruits. It helps us to beat extreme winters, so to keep your ....
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