Phool Makhana | Version 2 😍

Snack recipe: Chatpata Phool MakhanaΒ 

Servings: 3Β 

Duration: 5 minutesΒ 

Phool Makhana snack can make many varieties, so I’m sharing Chatpata Phool Makhana with homemade Frankie Masala Powder. Recipe link shared below, please do check πŸ˜ƒ

Another name for Lotus seeds called as fox nuts can Puffed up like pop corn 🍿 easy to munch on anytime, they are delicious, crispy and melts nicely. They’re so many varieties of recipes by using Phool Makhana or popped lotus seeds are available at any Indian store, easy to grab a pack and make this yummy πŸ˜‹Β healthy snack at home in 5 minutes.

Phool Makhana used to have during the fasting, it can be prepared as kheer, curry or snack. In this recipe, I used pink Himalayan salt if it’s not available to you, you can skip it and use regular salt.

Health Benefits of Phool Makhana:

  • Anti-aging
  • 9.7g of protein in 100 gms
  • Β Low in calories, fat, and sodium.
  • HighΒ potassium and magnesium content makes them very useful for people with high blood pressure
  • High calcium content is good for bone and teeth health
  • Β SugarΒ content is low so useful for diabetics
  • Β Useful for kidney ailments
  • People looking for weight loss should try makhana, as they are very low in calories but can fill the stomach.
  • It is rich in fiber and so can be used in weight loss as well as for digestion problems like constipation

Let’s start with Ingredients and follows Procedure



  • Phool Makhana – 100 grams ( store bought)
  • Butter – 1/2 Tb sp
  • Cashew Nuts – 20 – chopped
  • Himalyan salt – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Frankie Masala Powder Β ( πŸ‘ˆ click for recipe) – 1 teaspoon


  • Put a deep frying pan On medium heat
  • Add butter, let it melt then add chopped cashew nuts
  • Fry for one minute then add Phool Makhana, Combine well and add salt and Frankie Masala Powder
  • Mix well and stir continuously
  • Saute till the Makhana becomes crispy , it takes more 2-3 minutes and turn off heat
  • Leave the pan on stove for more crunchy Phool Makhana ( half minute or so. It’s optional)
  • As I have used cashew nuts, you can use peanuts as well 😍
  • Serve immediately or you can store in an airtight container to remain fresh
  • Happy Cooking and Have a blissful day 🌿

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Jyo says:

    Healthy and trendy snack nowadays, looks yummy Ramya 😊

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thanks jyo πŸ™‚πŸ‘β€οΈ


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