Minty Lemon Makhana is a delicious and healthy snack that can be made easily at home. Makhana, also known as fox nuts or lotus seeds, are a popular ingredient in Indian cuisine and are known for their health benefits.
Here’s a simple recipe for Minty Lemon Makhana:
- 2 cups makhana (fox nuts)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
- Salt to taste
- Juice of half a lemon
- 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 turmeric powder, chaat masala, and salt to taste. Mix well.
- Add lemon juice and mix well.
- Turn off the heat and add the chopped mint leaves. Mix well.
- Let the makhana cool down before serving.
Your Minty Lemon Makhana is ready to serve! Enjoy as a snack or as a side dish with your meal.