Masala Makhana

Masala makhana also know as spiced fox nuts. It make healthy and fulfilling snack . First time, I  also try this snack it feel so good. After this eating you have no regret , no craving and not facing any kind of healthy issue because you have change your one small snack you feel your hold day will be more productive .Here’s a two minute healthy snack try it:



  • 2 cups Makhana (Fox nuts)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of red chili powder, adjusting the quantity to suit your taste preferences.
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander leaves (optional, for garnish)

roasted makhana


1.Roasting the Makhana :-

  • Preheat a non-stick pan or kadhai over medium heat.
  • Add the makhana and dry roast them for 5-7 minutes or until they become crispy. Keep stirring continuously to ensure even roasting.
  • Once done, transfer the roasted makhana to a plate and set aside.

2.Preparing the Masala:

  • In the same pan, add ghee. Allow it to melt.
  • Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Lower the heat and add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and amchur. Mix well to form a paste.

3.Coating the Makhana:

  • Add the roasted makhana to the pan and toss them well, ensuring the masala coats the fox nuts evenly.
  • Continue to roast on low heat for an additional 3-4 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse

4.Seasoning and Garnish:

  • Sprinkle salt over the masala-coated makhana and mix thoroughly.
  • Turn off the heat and let the masala makhana cool down.

5.Garnish and Serve:

  • Once cooled, transfer the masala makhana to a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves for added freshness (optional).

6.Store or Enjoy:

  • Allow the masala makhana to cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
  • Enjoy this crunchy and flavorful snack whenever you crave a healthy treat.

store in jar makhana


  • You can customize the spice level according to your taste preferences.
  • Feel free to add roasted nuts like almonds or cashews for added crunch and nutrition.
  • Ensure that the makhana is stored in an airtight container to maintain its crispiness.

Ready your masala makhana you can eat anytime you feel hungry and you are searching a healthy and delight option. You just prepare one time and you can easily store in an airtight container. It should be one step our health life.

Benefits of masala makhana:

  •  Makhana serves as a low-calorie snack, making it ideal for those focusing on weight management.
  • Packed with essential nutrients like protein, fiber, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus, masala makhana contributes to overall health.
  •  With low saturated fat content and high levels of healthy fats, makhana supports heart health.
  •  The snack contains antioxidants that combat oxidative stress, potentially lowering the risk of chronic diseases.
  •  Masala makhana exhibits anti-inflammatory properties, aiding in reducing inflammation within the body.
  • Being gluten-free and naturally low in sodium, masala makhana is suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities and those monitoring sodium intake.
  •  Rich in dietary fiber, masala makhana promotes healthy digestion and helps prevent constipation.
  •  Its low glycemic index may assist in managing blood sugar levels, making it a sensible choice for individuals with diabetes.
  •  The presence of calcium in masala makhana contributes to maintaining strong bones and teeth.
  • As a plant-based snack, masala makhana aligns with the dietary preferences of vegans and vegetarians.

It’s crucial to consume masala makhana in moderation, as excessive intake of any food may  have unintended effects. Additionally, the specific nutritional content can vary based on the preparation method and added ingredients in the masala seasoning.

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