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Makhana chivda recipe, how to make makhna chivda | Easy snack recipes

makhana chivda recipe with step wise photos. easy to make no deep fry guilt free chivda recipe with phool makhana.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 cups lotus seeds / phool makhana seeds
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1/4 cup roasted gram dal
  • 2 tablespoons broken almonds
  • 2 tablespoons cashews
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 20 curry leaves
  • 4 green chilies finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • A generous pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Salt


  • Heat oil in a kadai or thick pan. Add the phool makhana and roast in low flame for 8-10 minutes.There will not be much of color change.remove to a plate.
  • In the same oil fry almonds, raisins and cashews. Remove to a plate
  • In the same oil fry peanuts, green chilies and curry leaves. Remove to a plate again.
  • Now add turmeric powder and salt to the oil. Fry for few seconds. Add all the fried ingredients and sugar. Toss quickly 3-4 times. Cool thoroughly. Store in airtight container and serve makhana chivda as required.


1. You can deep fry all the ingredients if you wish.
2. You can add a part of chivda or corn flakes in this recipe
3. you can fry coconut bits and add in this chivda too.


Calories: 254kcal