Makhanas have been a rage in the fitness industry for quite some time. This fasting season, try these delicious makhana recipes and stay energetic the entire day.
Satvik diet is a diet where you give up on meat, liquor, grains and lentils. Sometimes, these restrictions can be daunting but since it is the time of celebrations, we would not want you to be low on energy. To keep your spirits high, makhana is a great energy booster. Its nutritional value is quite known but do you know that you can make delicious treats from it too?
We’ve dug out some lip-smacking makhana aka fox nut recipes that are perfect for your fasting.
1. Makhana Aloo Crisp
These potato and makhana balls are fried until golden brown and then popped into the mouth for that perfect crunch. The batter is prepared from ragi flour which is suitable for the vrat and also keeps you full for longer.
2. Makhana Matar Tikki
You must have enjoyed potato cutlets but have you makhana tikkis? Mixed with mashed peas, the foxnut and peas dough is rolled out into flattened tikkis and cooked on a pan.
3. Palak Makhana Sabzi
With the goodness of palak, the makhana pieces are dropped into the semi-thick curry and enjoyed with a kuttu atta roti.
4. Makhana Kheer
Who said Makhana can be used only in savoury dishes? Prepare this creamy and filling makhana kheer for your sweet cravings during the vrat.
5. Oats Makhana Rabri
Yet another sweet treat with makhana is this rabri recipe. With oats and makhana together in a sugar-loaded dessert bowl, you wouldn’t feel guilty of indulging in this classic sweet.