Makhana (Foxnuts) Recipe: Roasted Makhana Chaat

Popped Lotus Seeds as a healthy Indian snack

The powerhouse of protein, carbs and healthy fat, makhana, lotus seed or fox nuts are gaining popularity as the new superfood. You can eat them roasted or raw, you can also make easy and interesting recipes with them in no time!

Roasted phool makhana chaat recipe is a healthy and easy to make chaat recipe, perfect for a tea time snack. 

How to make Roasted Makhana Chat?

Recipe Category:Snack
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
serves: 4

Roasted phool makhana chaat recipe, a healthy and easy to make chaat recipe, perfect for a tea time snack.


Phool makhana - 2.5 cups
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 2 pinches
Roasted jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
Amchoor powder - 1/2 tsp
Chaat masala - 1 tsp
Onion  - 1
Tomato - 1/2
Coriander leaves - few
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Step-by-step method

  1. Finely chop the onion, tomato and coriander leaves.

  2. In a pan add oil and add red chili powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala, roasted jeera powder and amchoor powder.

  3. Give it a quick mix and immediately add the phool makhana.

  4. Mix well and let this roast for 2-3 minutes.

  5. Be careful not to burn this.

  6. Switch off the flame.

  7. Actually you can consume the spicy roasted phool makhana after this.

  8. Transfer the roasted phool makhana to a wide bowl.

  9. Add the finely chopped onions, tomato and coriander leaves.

  10. Squeeze the lemon juice.

  11. Give it a even mix.

  12. Serve immediately.


  • You can keep roasted makhana ready and keep in an air tight container.

  • Whenever you want to make the chaat, add the other ingredients and make it.

  • You can add pomegranate also to this phool makhana chaat.

  • If you want green chutney and sweet chutney can also be added to enhance the taste of the phool makhana chaat.

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