Roasted Makhana/Phool Makhana/ foxnuts/how to roast lotus seeds or Makhana/ foxnuts


If you are fasting, then this recipe is the best one to have….As I have them while fasting for navratris. A simple and easy roasted Makhana. Roast and store them in air tight container. Munch on whenever you are hungry.

roasted makhana phool
roasted foxnuts or makhana

Ingredients 1 cup =250ml

1 cup Makhana (foxnuts)

2 tablespoons ghee (butter)

1/4 tablespoons haldi (turmeric)

1/2 tablespoons red chilli powder

1/2 tablespoons chaat masala

Salt as per taste

Ingredients roasting for fast

1 cup Makhana (foxnuts)

2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)

1/2 tablespoons sendha namak or as per taste(rock salt)

1/4 tablespoons black pepper powder

Method for regular use

Heat ghee in kadai

Add the Makhana and roast them on low flame

For 10 to 15 minutes or till done crispy

Keep stiring continuesly or makhanas might get burned

Once they turn golden brown,add haldi powder, red chilli powder and salt

Pour little ghee on top of the makhanas so that the masalas get coated well

Sprinkle chaat masala

Ready to munch on

The fasting method

Heat ghee in kadai add Makhana and saute on low flame for 10 minutes

Or till golden brown

Pour little ghee on top with sendha namak(rock salt) and black pepper powder

Mix well

Ready to eat

It can be stored in air tight container as well

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