Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack

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Feb. 06, 2018

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!


Lotus seeds 3 Cup (48 tbs) (makhana)
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 Teaspoon (jeera)
Chaat masala 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste



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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4