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Super quick Healthy Roasted Makhana/Foxnuts/Lotus seeds recipe for kids

Toss out the junk and ready made snacks from  market .Use healthy ingredients and make healthy homemade snacks for your kids.

  1. Finest ingredient,which cannot be present in readymade food is Mother’s love and its most healthiest ingredient of any recipe.A food made with love really does taste better.All mothers cook with love as well as in most customised way for her child as she knows her child in all the way.And this makes food perfect!!!!!!!

Roasted  Makhana/lotus seeds/fox nuts recipe

Phool Makhana is a super quick and healthy recipe for kids.

Nutritional benefits

  • Makhanas are rich in protein, carbohydrates, iron, calcium, fiber, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and flavonoids like antioxidants.

  • they are low in cholesterol,fat and sodium so good snack to remove in between meal hunger pangs.

  • High magnesium and low sodium is beneficial for people with high blood pressure,heart diseases,obesity

  • calcium content makes it very healthy option for growing child and patients of osteoporosis and joint problems or bones problems

  • they helps in reduces inflammation,cardiovascular diseases,detoxify the spleen,infertility,gastric disorders.

In short, its nutritious snack for kids and their tiffin box.


  •  2 cups makhana (fox nuts/lotus seeds)

  •  1/4 teaspoon turmeric/haldi powder

  •  salt as requird

  •  2  teaspoon ghee/clarified butter or oil

  • Chat masala/redchilli powder (optional)


  • Heat ghee/oil in a kadai/pan.

  • Add makhana.

  • Roast on alow flame till they turn into crunchy.(5-7 minutes)

  • Add all the spice powders and salt.( Makhana has neutral taste,you can add spices as per your kids choices.i prefer only turmeric and salt for my munchkin.)

  • turn off the stove fire.

  • Stir the whole mixture well.

  • serve directly or store in air tight container.

Other benefits of this recipe

  • Easy and quick (your hubby can also make)

  • nutritious

  • light on stomach

  • we can eat during fasting

  • we can easily carry it during trips/offices/tiffin box.

  • we can add other roasted nuts in it.(It will increase nutritional value).

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