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Phool Makhana



Phool Makhana, also known as foxnut is a popular snack food in India. It is made from puffed water lily seeds and is often served as a snack. It is usually cooked in ghee or oil and seasoned with spices such as cumin, coriander, and chili powder. It is also used to make kheer, raita and curries Phool Makhana is naturally gluten free and low in fat.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Phool Makhana (Foxnuts)

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon

chaat masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add Phool Makhana and stir fry for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add all the spices and mix well.

Step 5:

Cook for a few minutes until the Phool Makhana is lightly roasted.

Step 6:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 7:

Serve hot. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 9615 users have chowed down on Phool Makhana a whopping 23591 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Phool Makhana like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Phool Makhana, our users are head over heels in january, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Phool Makhana is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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