#1 Spicy Makhana
This is a quick no time recipe to satisfy those sudden hunger pangs. All the ingredients of this recipe are easily available at our homes at all times. It is a great option for an evening teatime snack.
Heat some ghee and roast the nuts for about 10-12 minutes over low heat. Keep stirring.
Add all the spices. Turn off the flame.
If necessary, add more Chaat Masala. Mix well.
Store in an airtight container
#2 Makhana Tikki
Makhanas taste great with anything. This is a perfect recipe to serve your guests. It adds a perfect twist to the traditional aloo tikki and is much healthier.
Dry roast foxnuts in ghee until they are crisp. Grind them coarsely.
Put the coarsely ground Makhanas, mashed potatoes, and the rest of the ingredients in a bowl.
Mix well. Adjust the salt and spices to your taste.
Make round or oval patties. Shallow fry in a non-stick pan or bake in an oven, until both sides are golden brown.
Serve with ketchup or pudina chutney.
#3 Healthy Makhana Chaat
This is a healthy version of chaat without oil. It is a quick and easy recipe that can be prepared in just 15 minutes. Experiment with the ingredients of your choice and create your own version of this recipe.
Soak Makhanas in water for 5-10 minutes.
Squeeze the water and put it in a bowl.
Add all the ingredients to the bowl.
Add raisins at the end.