Growing up, we all have fond memories of munching endlessly on Makhanas. A delicious Indian snack, makhanas seasoned with traditional Indian spices take us all down our respective memory lanes. Some of us have had roasted makhanas whilst shilling in the winter sun, while some of us have snacked on these Indian delights while preparing for our exams. Makhanas have been our go-to snacks whenever guests dropped by unexpectedly, and at times, they were just the options we were left with on a rainy day (figuratively & literally).  

Light, crunchy and healthy – that’s exactly what Makhanas are! They can be had as a snack, they are an interesting ingredient for delicious sweets like Kheer, and even in curd raitas. Enriched with the goodness of nature, Makhanas are packed with protein, potassium, phosphorus, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, iron and zinc. These essential nutrients make this munchy a perfect go-to healthy snack.

Popularly known as “Fox nuts”, Makhanas are low in calories and high on nutrition. A delightful treat for those who wish to keep a check on the weighing machine. Makhanas is an ideal healthy snacking option, from dusk to dawn!

Loaded with soluble fibre, that is known to ease digestion and makes you feel light yet full. Anti-oxidant rich, makhanas are instrumental in lowering chronic inflammation and reducing the count of stress-inducing hormones. A delightful snacking option for diabetics, Makhanas contain no sugar whatsoever. Its consumption over sugar-loaded snacks will help you in maintaining a balance of sugar levels. What’s more? These delicious makhanas sprinkled with a variety of natural flavourings make the healthiest snack that one can eat.

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By Anirudh Kacker