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12 lotus seeds recipes

Last Updated : Jul 11,2023

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
15 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
roasted makhana recipe | roasted lotus seeds | phool makhana snack | roasted fox nut | roasted makhana is a crunchy Indian snack to be enjoyed at snack time. Lear ....
Khoya Makhana
Recipe# 2405
09 Aug 19

 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
16 Feb 21

 by Tarla Dalal
makhane ki kheer recipe | makhana kheer | Punjabi makhane ki kheer | Fox nut pudding | makhane phool ki kheer | with 12 amazing images. This
Makhana Bhel
Recipe# 42932
05 Jul 23

 by Tarla Dalal
makhana bhel recipe | fox nut bhel recipe | makhana chaat | easy makhana bhel | with 24 amazing images makhana chaat an Indian snack that is sure to tantalize yo ....
Cashew Mushroom Makhana Curry, Kaju Mushroom Makhana
Recipe# 41495
15 Jul 21

 by Tarla Dalal
cashew mushroom and makhana curry recipe | kaju mushroom makhana | Indian mushroom makhana curry | makhana curry vegetarian | with 35 amazing images. cashew mushroom and ....
Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack
Recipe# 42412
29 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
masala makhana recipe | spicy masala makhana | healthy makhana |masala phool makhana | roasted makhana in 10 minutes | masala makhana ....
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 ....
Makhana Ladoo
Recipe# 42936
08 Oct 22

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
makhana ladoo | makhana dry fruit ladoo | makhana laddu | makhana gud ladoo | with 32 amazing images. makhana ladoo is a soft and crunchy sweet made by shaping a ....
Jowar Puff Bhel
Recipe# 43039
12 Jul 23

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Jowar puff bhel recipe | healthy sorghum popcorn bhel | jowar dhani bhel | with 30 amazing images. This delicious recipe jowar dhani bhel chaat is a must try. Learn how to make
Panjiri, Atta Panjiri Recipe
Recipe# 42928
13 Sep 22

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
panjiri recipe | aata panjiri | janmashtami prasad | wheat panjeeri | with 40 amazing images. Panjiri is a healthy, nutritious Indian sweet recipe that is crumbly ....
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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