5 from 1 vote
Spicy Masala Makhana Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Spicy Roasted Makhana is a healthy instant snack that is made up of makhana and few spices in just under 10 minutes.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, snacks
Cuisine: Indian, north indian
Keyword: healthy, healthy snack recipes, lotus seed, makhana recipes, phool makhana
Servings: 2
Calories: 128 kcal
Author: bhavana
measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml
  1.  How to Roast Makhana:- 

    Heat ghee in a pan or kadai and add 1 cup of Makhana and dry roast them on very low heat for 4-5 minutes until they are crisp, keep stirring them in between so that Makhana does not burn.To check if they are roasted properly just take one Makhana in hand and crush it ,if it breaks nicely with a crunching sound that means they are done perfectly.Now transfer makhanas to a plate and let them cool.

  2. Put the ghee in the same pan on low heat, add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala ,black salt and salt ,mix well and switch off the flame.Do not burn the spices

  3. Add the roasted makhanas, mix well and again turn on the stove and sauté it on a low flame for 2 minutes.Toss it well until the spices are coated well.

  4. Let the Makhana cool to room temperature. You can serve it right away or store in airtight container for later use.

Recipe Notes



Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Masala Makhana Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.2g8%
Sodium 1.2mg0%
Potassium 342mg10%
Carbohydrates 16.1g5%
Protein 3.8g8%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.