Roasted Makhanas

Roasted Makhanas

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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!

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Roasted Makhanas recipe - How to make Roasted Makhanas


Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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1 cup lotus seeds
1 tsp ghee
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  1. Heat the ghee in a deep pan and add the makhana and saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the salt, chilli powder and turmeric powder and mix well and saute on a medium flame for more 10 minutes.
  3. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

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This recipe was contributed by Kavitha Iyengar on 18 Feb 2012

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