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Makhana or makhane is a popular snack food in India. It is made from lotus seeds that have been dried and roasted. The seeds are then flavored with spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, and black pepper. Makhane can be eaten as a snack or used in a variety of dishes, such as kheer (a sweet pudding) or curries. It is a healthy snack that is low in fat and high in protein and fiber.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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makhana (foxnuts)

1 cup

chopped onion

1/4 cup

chopped tomato

1/4 cup

Salt and chilli powder to taste

lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon



Step 1:

Dry roast the puffed makhana in a pan for 2-3 minutes and then season with salt and chilli powder. Toss well!

Step 2:

Add chopped onion and tomato to the makhana and drizzle on the lemon juice.

Step 3:

Toss well and serve immediately.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 30376 users have chowed down on Makhane a whopping 78914 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Delhi, Indore, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Makhane like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Makhane, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Makhane is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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