Make makhana salty, spicy and healthy for the small appetite of the evening


Small hunger in the evening is such when one feels like eating something light and spicy. Makhana Namkeen is a great option for this, which is very easy to make and can be stored in an airtight container for at least 10 days.

for how many people : 2

Material :

-100 grams Makhana

-1 cup peanuts

-1 cup almonds

-1 cup cashews

-1/2 cup watermelon seeds

-1 cup raisins

1 cup coconut pieces (thinly sliced ​​lengthwise)

-7-8 curry leaves

-3 green chilies

-1 tsp black pepper

Rock salt as per taste

-2 tbsp powdered sugar

-1/2 tsp red chili

-1 tsp roasted cumin

-3 tbsp desi ghee

Method :

1. First of all, put a big spoon of desi ghee in a pan. Roast the peanuts on low flame till they become crispy and take them out in a vessel.

2. Roast almonds in the same pan, then roast cashews and melon seeds one by one and take them out.

3. After this, fry the raisins for a few seconds.

4. Roast the coconut pieces and take them out in a bowl.

5. Add some more ghee to the pan, add green chilies, curry leaves and fry for a few seconds and after some time add makhana and fry till it becomes crispy.

6. Add a spoonful more ghee if needed. After roasting the makhana, put all the dry fruits in it.

7. Now add red chili, rock salt, black pepper and roasted cumin to it and mix everything. Switch off the gas and enjoy the namkeen after it cools down.

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