Roasted Makhana (Pop Mak) Oil free recipe

Phool Makhana are the Lotus Seeds or Fox Seeds which are nutritious, delicious, easy to digest when cooked. These days nutritionist recommend eating Makhana as they are light on stomach and easy to digest and satisfies your hunger pangs. Makhana is a perfect snack for carrying in tiffin for afternoon snack. You could ditch the popcorn have makhana instead when you watch a movie. Makhana  can be eaten during fast.
100 gms makhana (Lotus Seeds or Fox Seeds)
1 tbsp black salt
juice of ½ lime
Use a large microwave safe bowl to make PopMak. Add the Makhana to the microwave safe bowl.
Use your palm to rub the lime juice & the black salt onto the makhana
Microwave high for 30 seconds, remove the bowl, stir the makhana with a spoon n microwave for another 2-3 minutes, remove the bowl n mix the makhana after 30 sec interval otherwise the makhana may burn inside the microwave.
Makahna must turn cripsy, if not microwave for another 30 seconds or until it turns crispy.\

You can also dry roast the makhana in a large kadai on stove top gas, It may take a longer time to cook though.

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