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Roasted Makhana



Roasted makhana is a popular snack food in India. It is made from the puffed lotus seeds, which are roasted and then flavored with spices. The makhana is usually served as a snack or can be part of many indian recipes. It is a healthy and nutritious energy snack that is low in fat and calories.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Makhana (Foxnuts)

1 cup


1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

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 makhana and roast them for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4:

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt.

Step 5:

Mix everything together and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 6:

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! 97178 users have chowed down on Roasted Makhana a whopping 296850 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Roasted Makhana, our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in march.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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