Phool Makhana Mix

Upasana Kamineni Konidela

Wellbeing Curator

1 min read



Approx. Cost

INR 95



Cooking Time

10 Mins

Ingredients list

Phool makhana: 75g
Green curry leaves: 10 to 15
Olive oil: 5ml
A pinch of red chilli powder
Salt as per taste


Step 1 :

In a pan, add olive oil, salt, curry leaves and saute for two minutes.

Step 2 :

Now add the phool makhana and fry it until you see a hint of brown.

Step 3 :

Add a pinch of red chilli powder, and toss the makhana in the pan to get an even coat.

Step 4:

Serve the phool makhana with UR evening tea or have it as a snack.

Makhana/fox nuts are a rich source of good carbohydrates and proteins. They are gluten-free and contain a flavonoid called kaempferol, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties. They are also high in magnesium, which is important for heart health and also the regulation of levels of calcium, potassium and sodium in the blood. Although, fox nuts are rich in carbohydrates, their glycaemic index is significantly lower than other foods like rice, bread, etc. Makhana is also rich in iron, which is important for haemoglobin formation in the blood and for optimum transportation of oxygen (through blood).

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