Makhana (also known as Fox Nuts or Lotus Seeds) are the seeds harvested from the beautiful lotus flowers. They may be roasted with ghee and sprinkled with salt for a fast snack that is ideal for cravings or binge eating! They are also used to make kheers, curries, and a variety of other delectable dishes.
They are also high in fibre and protein, making them a better alternative to unhealthy snacking. Makhana was also popular in ancient times, and it is making a comeback again!
Makhana are high in protein, vitamin A, folate, phosphorus, and potassium, and they are gluten free and have zero cholesterol so including them into your diet is the best way to enjoy these nutritious and tasty seeds.
- Makhanas are rich in nutrients and antioxidants
- Regulate sugar levels in blood
- Good for heart
- Support healthy weight loss
- Has anti-aging properties
Makhanas when roasted are perfect tea-time snacks, they are also used in preparing delightful kheers, desserts, curries and many other recipes.