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.



  • 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


  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*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 232mg7%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 50mg61%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.