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Simple Makhana Namkeen Recipe | Diet Namkeen For Weight Loss

Makhana, also known as Foxnuts, are a very popular snack in India. Many nutritionists, dietitians and medical experts recommend consumption of Makhana on a weight loss diet. Here is Simple Makhana Namkeen Recipe | Diet Namkeen For Weight Loss

Simple Makhana Namkeen Recipe | Diet Namkeen For Weight Loss

Simple Makhana Namkeen Recipe | Diet Namkeen For Weight Loss

Ingredients

  • 1-2 tablespoons Ghee (Clarified butter)
  • 1 cup Phool makhana (Fox nuts or lotus seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons Almonds
  • 2 tablespoons Cashew nuts
  • 3 tablespoons Raisins
  • 2 tablespoons Pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons Dried coconut slices
  • salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Amchur powder (dried mango powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon Sugar optional

Instructions 

  • Heat 1-2 tablespoons of ghee in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add phool makhana. Roast it with stirring constantly till they get roasted and become crispy. And you will notice very light brown color.
  • Remove it to a bowl.
  • In the same pan, add 1 teaspoon of ghee. Add cashews pistachio, raisins and almonds. Roast them with stirring constantly till they get light brown color and toasted.
  • Add to the same bowl with makhana.
  • Also roast the coconut slices in the same pan without any ghee for few minutes. Add it to the same bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Now while everything still warm. Add salt, pepper, sugar and amchur powder.
  • Stir well, so everything is coated well to the makhana and nuts.
  • Let it cool down completely

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