Carnival Popcorn Makhana

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Makhanas(Lotus seeds) are also known as fox nuts, Euryale ferox, lotus seeds, gorgon nuts and phool makhana. These seeds are often used in quite a few Indian sweets and savouries like kheer, raita or makhana curry, and are also eaten as an evening tea-time snack.

The seeds are edible after being processed and are highly nutritious. Phool Makhana also finds significance in religious ceremonies in India and is a popular 'fasting' dish prepared during Navratri and other occasions.

Health Benefits:

  • low in cholesterol, fat and sodium. This makes them an ideal snack to satiate those in-between meal hunger pangs
  • They are beneficial to those suffering from high blood pressure and obesity due to their high magnesium and low sodium content.
  • An anti-ageing enzyme in these seeds is said to help repair damaged proteins.
  • Ayurvedic beliefs suggest that fox nuts have astringent properties that benefit the kidneys.
  • High in thiamine content which means they help in aiding cognitive function.

 

Did you know ?

  • Bihar in India is one of the largest producer's of Makhana.
  • Makhana is also called as Fox nut.
  • It is found in the green head of the Lotus plant.

Superfood Makhana.

A good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and zinc makes Makhana a super food.

Flavours.

  • Black Pepper
  • Popcorn
  • Cheese
  • Barbecue
  • Pudina
  • Curry