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makhana namkeen recipe
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Makhana Namkeen Recipe

Makhana Namkeen is Foxnuts trail mix with roasted fox nuts ,dry fruits nuts and spices for seasoning. It gets ready within 15 minutes and is a healthy munching snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine India
Keyword Bachelor's Cooking, Diet, Gluten Free, Healthy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 144kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 3 cups Makhana/ Fox nuts
  • 2.5 tablespoon ghee / clarified butter
  • 15 almonds sliced roughly about 2 tbsp
  • 12 cashews halves
  • 2 tablespoon raisins
  • 3-4 tablespoon of sliced dry coconut
  • ½ teaspoon rock salt or black salt
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar


  • Heat 1.5 tablespoon of ghee or clarified butter in a deep pan .
  • Add 3 cup of makhana and roast on a medium-low heat until crisp.
  • You can check the doneness by crushing the roasted makhana between fingers.
  • Transfer the roasted makhana into a bowl and set aside.
  • Use the same pan to heat ½ tablespoon of ghee.
  • Now add in peanuts and fry until peanuts skin starts to peel.
  • Move roasted peanuts to a corner and add sliced almonds, cashews and raisins.
  • Continue to fry dry fruits and nuts until cashews start to change color to light golden.
  • Lastly, add sliced dry coconut and fry until coconut slightly changes color.
  • Finally add roasted makhana and mix well everything.
  • Make some space at the centre of the pan, add ½ tablespoon of ghee.
  • Add salt , chili powder and sugar on ghee, mix well everything.
  • Mix everything so that spices coats makhana well.
  • Once it cools down , store in a air tight jar and serve when required.


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Calories: 144kcal