Makhana Chaat Recipe | Roasted Phool Makhana Chaat Recipe

Roasted makhana chaat recipe is a healthy and tasty chaat recipe which is the perfect option for an evening snack. This recipe is full of goodness, combination of probiotic yogurt, spicy, sweet and sour tamarind chutney, hot and tangy green chutney and high fibre and low in calorie foxnuts. This chat is just amazing in taste and healthiest recipe. This recipe is just perfect for fast during Navratri. 

 

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FoxNuts are a healthy snack which is called makhana or lotus seed or nut. In this seeds contain rich contents of protein, B vitamins and dietary minerals. Makhana is the new popcorn. It is crunchy, tasty, easy to prepare, economical and healthy. 

 

Are Makhana Good for Weight Loss?

They are low in cholesterol, fat and sodium, making them an ideal snack for untimely hunger pangs. They are also gluten-free, protein-rich and high in carbohydrates. Moreover, makhanas are known to help lose weight. If eaten in the right quantity and right manner, makhanas may stimulate your weight loss journey.

 

 

 

What is Chaat?

Chaat is a savoury snack that originated in India, It’s a group of foods without limits. The rich culinary diversity of India has led to the creation of a plethora of chaat dishes inspired by its various regions.

 

What is Chaat made of?

Chaat is a combination of sweet, savoury, crunchy, spicy and salty taste. There are common elements among these variants including dahi, chopped onion, coriander, sev, chutneys.

 

Here some more chaat recipes:  Aloo Tokri Chaat, Idli Chaat, Matar Chaat, Shakarkandi Chaat, Banana Chaat, Kulle ki Chaat, Palak Patta Chaat, Ragi papad Chaat, Samosa Kadhi Chaat and Aloo Tikki

 

 

 

What do we need for Makhana Chaat?

2 Cups Foxnuts (Makhana)

2 Tbsps. Desi Ghee (Clarified Butter)

2 Cups Curd, Whisked

2 Tbsps. Sugar (Powdered)

Green Chutney (As required)

Tamarind Chutney (As Required)

Pomegranate Seeds 

Black Salt (As taste)

Roasted Jeera Powder (as required)

Red Chili Powder (As Required)

Chaat Masala (As Required)

Sev (Garnishing)

Fresh Coriander, Chopped (Garnishing)

Nuts (Cashew, Raisins) (Garnishing)

 

How to Prepare Makhana Chaat?

Heat a pan on medium flame, add makhana and roast them with ghee for 8-10 minutes till crisp.

Mix the curd and sugar together and whisk well, add roasted makhana and mix well. 

Now transfer the required proportion of makhana to the serving plate and add green chutney and tamarind chutney as per taste. 

Sprinkle black salt, red chili powder, roasted jeera powder, chaat masala, pomegranate, sev and green coriander. 

Add cashew and raisins on the top and enjoy the goodness of makhana chaat. 

Makhana Chaat Recipe

Roasted makhana chaat recipe is a healthy and tasty chaat recipe which is the perfect option for an evening snack.

Course Street Food
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 People
Author Preeti Garg

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Foxnuts Makhana
  • 2 Tbsps. Desi Ghee Clarified Butter
  • 2 Cups Curd Whisked
  • 2 Tbsps. Sugar Powdered
  • 1/2 Cup Green Chutney As Required
  • 1/2 Cup Tamarind Chutney As Required
  • 1/2 Cup Pomegranate Seeds
  • Black Salt As Taste
  • Roasted Jeera Powder As Required
  • Red Chili Powder As Required
  • Chaat Masala As Required
  • Sev Garnishing
  • Fresh Coriander Chopped (Garnishing)
  • Nuts Cashew, Raisins (Garnishing)

Instructions

  1. Heat a pan on medium flame, add makhana and roast them with ghee for 8-10 minutes till crisp.
  2. Mix the curd and sugar together and whisk well, add roasted makhana and mix well.
  3. Now transfer the required proportion of makhana to the serving plate and add green chutney and tamarind chutney as per taste.
  4. Sprinkle black salt, red chili powder, roasted jeera powder, chaat masala, pomegranate, sev and green coriander.
  5. Add cashew and raisins on the top and enjoy the goodness of makhana chaat.

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