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roasted foxnuts

Roasted foxnuts/ phoolmakhana recipe

anubhav mahajan
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian


  • 500 gms foxnuts/ makhanas
  • 1 tbsp ghee to make it vegan you can use coconut oil instead
  • 1/2 tbsp sea salt you can use regular salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder you can adjust this as per your taste
  • 1/2 tsp black salt powder
  • 1 tsp amchoor powder (dry mango powder)
  • 1 tsp dried mint leaves hand crushed
  • 1/2 tsp roasted jeera powder (roasted cumin powder)


  • Heat ghee / coconut oil in a pan. 
  • Add foxnuts/makhanas, add turmeric powder and roast for 10-12 minutes,till these start getting a little golden and crispy.
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  • Take them off heat.
  • Make the seasoning- Mix all the dry ingredients together- salt/ pepper/chilli powder/ black salt powder/amchoor powder/roasted cumin powder and dried crushed mint leaves.
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  • Add the seasoning to the foxnuts and mix /shake well.
  • Keep it in an airtight container, and it will be good to munch in for months.
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Keyword makhana,phoolmakhana,foxnuts,lotus seeds,