Cheesy Mint Makhana is a delicious and healthy snack that combines the goodness of makhana (fox nuts) with the richness of cheese and the freshness of mint leaves. Makhana is a popular ingredient in Indian cuisine and is known for its health benefits.
Here’s a simple recipe for Cheesy Mint Makhana:
- 2 cups makhana (fox nuts)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 cup grated cheese (cheddar or mozzarella)
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
- Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Add the cumin seeds and sauté until they start to crackle.
- Add the makhana to the pan and sauté for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently, until they turn crispy and lightly browned.
- Add red chilli powder and salt to taste. Mix well.
- Add grated cheese and mix well until the cheese melts and coats the makhana evenly.
- Turn off the heat and add the chopped mint leaves. Mix well.
- Let the makhana cool down before serving.
Your Cheesy Mint Makhana is ready to serve! Enjoy as a cheesy and minty snack or as a side dish with your meal.