Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats)

Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats)

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Who doesn’t like roasted makhanas? Here, we have enhanced this nice and poppy snack by roasting it in olive oil. Kids will love the peppy flavours of the mixed herbs and chilli flakes, which give the makhanas a nice and exotic touch. Make a whole batch of Herbed Makhanas and store it in an air-tight jar, so you can send it to school in the snack box. It will also save you some time in the morning on hurried days when you do not have time to prepare a snack for short break. Also pack some Masala Corn ( Tiffin Treats) in another tiffin for a perfect short break combo.

Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats) recipe - How to make Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 cups
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Ingredients

4 cups lotus seeds (makhanas)
2 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Herbed Mixture
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Heat the olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the makhanas and a little salt and sauté on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from the flame, combine the makhanas and the prepared herb mixture immediately in a deep bowl and mix well.

How to pack

    How to pack
  1. Allow the mixture to cool completely, and pack in an air-tight tiffin box.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy198 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates16.1 g
Fiber0 g
Fat13.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.5 mg

Reviews

Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats)
 on 20 Aug 15 02:18 PM
5

Makhanas can be so tasty, never thought. It hardly takes time to prepare this snack. I added some chilli powder, to make it more spicy.They are better options than popcorn. Great munchies for a tiffin snack for a short break. Must try recipe for kids..