Sweet Makhana Recipe

Sweet Makhana Recipe – Vegan

Keeping a fast during Navratri and craving something sweet? Try this healthy dessert recipe that you can eat in a guilt-free manner. You just need 3 ingredients to make this snack/dessert and savour it anytime you want. Prepare in less than 10 minutes, this Sweet Makhana recipe will become your all-time favorite. We have used jaggery in this recipe, which is much healthier than refined white sugar.

This recipe gives a caramel-like flavour and is perfect to satiate those untimely sugar cravings. Make sure you roast the makhanas well before coating them in jaggery syrup to give them a crispy and crunchy texture. If you are on a diet but have a sweet tooth, then this recipe is perfect for you. Makhanas are low on calories and packed with calcium and fibre.

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How to make Sweet Makhana

Step 1 – Roast the makhana

Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan. Add makhana and give a mix. Roast the makhana till they turn golden in colour and crisp in texture. Once done, remove the makhanas from heat.

Step 2 – Prepare jaggery mixture

In the same pan, heat 1 tbsp ghee and add 2 tbsp powdered jaggery to it. Give a mix and let the jaggery melt completely to form a syrup-like mixture.

Step 3 – Make sweet makhanas

Add roasted makhana to the pan and give a good mix. Make sure all the makhanas are coated well in the jaggery mixture. Cook for about 2-3 minutes and turn off the heat.

Step 4 – Ready to be served

Once done, Sweet Makhanas are ready to be served.

Ingredients of Sweet Makhana

  • 2 Servings
  • 1 cup lotus seed
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoon powdered jaggery

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