February 26, 2024

Healthy Recipes of Makhana


Here are the healthy recipes using makhana #1 Spicy Makhana #2 Makhana Tikki #3 Healthy Makhana Chaat

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#1 Spicy Makhana

This is a quick no time recipe to satisfy those sudden hunger pangs. All the ingredients of this recipe are easily available at our homes at all times. It is a great option for an evening teatime snack.

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4.50 from 2 votes
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Course Snack

Servings 3 People



  • 3 cups Makhanas
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Ghee



  • Heat some ghee and roast the nuts for about 10-12 minutes over low heat. Keep stirring.
  • Add all the spices. Turn off the flame.
  • If necessary, add more Chaat Masala. Mix well.
  • Store in an airtight container

Keyword chaat masala, makhana

#2 Makhana Tikki

Makhanas taste great with anything. This is a perfect recipe to serve your guests. It adds a perfect twist to the traditional aloo tikki and is much healthier.

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4.50 from 2 votes
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Course Snack



  • 2 cooked and mashed Medium potatoes
  • 1 cup Fox nuts
  • 2 Green peppers
  • 2 tbsp Roasted peanuts
  • handful Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp Fennel seed powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 2 tbsp Cooking oil
  • to taste Salt



  • Dry roast foxnuts in ghee until they are crisp. Grind them coarsely.
  • Put the coarsely ground Makhanas, mashed potatoes, and the rest of the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix well. Adjust the salt and spices to your taste.
  • Make round or oval patties. Shallow fry in a non-stick pan or bake in an oven, until both sides are golden brown.
  • Serve with ketchup or pudina chutney.

Keyword makhana, potatoes, tikki

#3 Healthy Makhana Chaat

This is a healthy version of chaat without oil. It is a quick and easy recipe that can be prepared in just 15 minutes. Experiment with the ingredients of your choice and create your own version of this recipe.

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4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time 15 mins

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian

Servings 1 People



  • Makhanas
  • 1 chopped Onion
  • 1 cup Plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
  • handful Raisins
  • 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • handful Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste



  • Soak Makhanas in water for 5-10 minutes.
  • Squeeze the water and put it in a bowl.
  • Add all the ingredients to the bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Add raisins at the end.

Keyword makhana, pomegranate, yoghurt
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