Makhana Namkeen

Makhana Namkeen

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 260 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Makhana Namkeen is a low fat, tasty snack that is also great for health.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 cups Makhana / Foxnuts
  • 1/2 cup Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Cashew Nuts
  • 3 tbsp Melon Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Dry Coconut Cut into thin slices
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat Masala Powder

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan.

  2. Roast the Makhane in ghee until they are crispy and crunchy.

  3. Remove from pan and keep aside.

  4. Heat the remaining ghee in the pan and fry almonds, Cashew nuts and melon seeds until brown.

  5. Remove and keep aside.

  6. In the same ghee, roast the coconut and curry leaves.

  7. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

  8. Let the Namkeen cool.

  9. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts
Makhana Namkeen
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 232mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 1.9%
Vitamin C 60.6%
Calcium 6.4%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.