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Caramel Makhana Recipe (Gur Makhana, Jaggery Makhana)

Caramel Makhana Recipe (Gur Makhana, Jaggery Makhana)

Makhanas/ Fox Nuts can be a natural and nutritious addition to your regular diet. Caramelized Makhana is crunchy, sweet, and healthy. Kids and adults equally love this. Try it!

Cook time: 10 mins
Serves: 2-3

Ingredients

Makhana – 2 cups
Jaggery – 3/4 th cup
Ghee/butter – 2-3 tbsp
Desiccated unsweetened Coconut – ½ cup(optional)

Instructions

1. Heat t tbsp ghee/butter in a pan.
2. Add Makhana and roast it for 8-10 mins till it becomes crunchy, on low flame. In the same add desiccated coconut and cook for 1-2 mins and keep it aside.
3. On the other pan, take 1-2 tbsp of ghee and 3-4 tbsp of jaggery and heat on low flame until jaggery melts and starts to bubble.
4. Switch off the flame and add the roasted makhanas into the mixture. Stir well until the jaggery is coated well with the makhanas.
5. Cool it and store in an air-tight container.

Tada…. Your Caramelized Makhana is ready. Enjoy!

Caramel Makhana Recipe (Gur Makhana, Jaggery Makhana)
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Spicy Roasted Makhana Recipe

Spicy Roasted Makhana Recipe

Spicy Roasted Makhana is a crispy, crunchy, healthy, and extremely delicious tea time snack. It is a light and easy snack prepared with phool makhana aka fox nuts aka lotus seeds.

Cook time: 10 mins
Serves: 2-3

Ingredients

1. Makhana – 3 cups
2. Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
3. Red chilli powder – ½ teaspoon
4. Chaat masala -1 teaspoon
5. Salt- as required
6. Ghee/oil – 2-3 teaspoon

Instructions

1. Heat oil/ghee in a pan.
2. Add Makhana and roast it for 8-10 mins on low flame till it becomes crunchy.
3. Add all the powders ( turmeric, red chilli, chaat masala, salt).
4. Mix well.

Tada…. Your Spicy Roasted Makhana is ready. You can adjust the seasoning as per your liking.

You can serve it straight away or you can cool it and store in an air-tight container.

Spicy Roasted Makhana Recipe