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Vegan Low Fat Masala Makhana| Vegan Low Fat Lotus Seed Snack  

Vegan Low Fat Masala Makhana Snack is a healthy and tasty snack made by roasting  Lotus Seeds.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizers-Starters, Elvenses, Simple and Healthy Diet, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Diabetic Friendly Food, gluten free food, How to make, Low Glycemic index, Party Dishes, Simple and healthy diet in old age, Snack, Vegan Low Fat Masala Makhana Snack, vegetarian Party Snack
Servings: 3 bowls
Author: ArchanaPotdar


  • 3 cups lotus seeds
  • 1/4 cup ground nut seeds roasted
  • 3 tbsp Cashew Nuts
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera/ cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp amchoor powder
  • 1/2 tsp rock salt
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup/honey


  • Add the makhana to a thick pan.
  • Dry roast the makhana for 4-5 minutes on a low flame or when you bite in the makhana there is crunch to it.
  • Add the cashew nuts, ground nuts, red chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, amchoor powder, rock salt and salt and mix well.
  • Add the maple syrup/ honey and mix well till all the makhana are coated with the masala. You will need about 2-3 minutes.
  • Transfer to an air tight container when cool.