5 from 2 votes
Makhana Raita|Phool Makhana Raita
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

An easy and healthy raita made with yogurt (curd) , roasted makhana (puffed lotus seeds) and Indian spice powders

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: north indian
Keyword: easy, fasting recipes, healthy, indian, lotus seed, makhana raita, phool makhana, vrat recipe
Servings: 2
Calories: 50 kcal
Author: bhavana
measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml
  1. 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 doesnotburn.

  2. 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.

  3. Now transfer makhanas to a plate and let them cool.

  4. Whisk curd in a mixing bowl until smooth and then add milk and mix well.The add the roasted makhana’s ,roasted cumin powder ,red chilli powder ,green chillies ,coriander leaves, salt,sugar and mix well.

  5. Rest this raita for 10 minutes and serve the Makhana Raita with jeera rice ,pulao or parathas.

Recipe Notes


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

Nutrition Facts
Makhana Raita|Phool Makhana Raita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 321mg14%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.