Lotus Seeds

Makhana is a plant also known as Euryale Fox native to Eastern Asia. It produces white seeds which are edible. In India, especially in Punjab and Eastern parts, it is often roasted and fried. They are also considered pious in many cultures.

Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe

Lotus seeds (Makhana) are low in cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium. They are an extremely good source of manganese, potassium, magnesium, thiamin, protein and phosphorus. 100 grams of lotus seed will give you 350 calories, which means about 65 grams of carbs, 18 grams protein, and 1.9 to 2.5 grams of fat.

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Makhana Chawal Dosa Recipe

Makhana Chawal Dosa treat during fast gives you an instant energy boost and a good source to obtain nutrients like potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and protein. 

Sama ke chawal, these tiny grains are gluten free, and good source of vitamin B. They have low carbohydrate content as compared to other millets.

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