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Roasted Phool Makhana Namkeen

Roasted Phool Makhana -Crisp and low fat stir fried lotus seed snack

Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, fasting recipe, snacks/starters
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: roasted phool makhana, roasted phool makhana namkeen
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 50 gms Phool Makhana / Lotus Seeds/ fox nut
  • 2.5 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper Powder / Kali Mirch
  • 1/2 tsp Sendha Namak /Rock Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder


  • Heat ghee or oil in a pan.Add lotus seeds and roast on low heat and keep stirring

  • Roast for about 10-12 minutes till they become crisp.

  • Press a roasted seed to check, if it is roasted well then it will break into pieces,and if it still feel soft and chewy then roast for some more times.

  • When roasted then add the spices and 1 tsp of ghee and mix well.
  • Let it cool down completely. Store in air tight jar.

  • Serving suggestions-serve as a snack with tea,coffee or any beverage