Makhane Ka Raita is a nutritious, slightly crisp accompaniment made from curd and lotus seeds. It is best to serve this raita along with main course dishes.

Makhana Raita

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 49 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Phool Makhana Raita Recipe is a nutritious, slightly crisp accompaniment made from curd and lotus seeds. It is best to serve it along with main course dishes. Here is a step by step recipe to make it.

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Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 cup Curd
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 2 cups Makhana / Foxnut
  • 1/2 tsp Black Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Green Chilli Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Coriander Finely Chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat ghee in a pan.

  2. Add makhana and roast on medium flame until they are crisp.

  3. Keep stirring continuously.

  4. Remove the roasted makhana in a plate and let them cool.

  5. Slightly crush them using a rolling pin.

  6. Whisk curd in a bowl until smooth.

  7. Add milk and mix well.

  8. Add the crushed makhana, black salt, roasted cumin powder, green chilli and fresh coriander and mix well.

  9. Now add more milk if the raita is too thick.

  10. Chill for a few hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Makhana Raita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 49 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 321mg14%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.