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Makhana Chikki Recipe | How To Make Makhana Chikki

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Makhana Chikki aka makhana paag is essentially puffed lotus seeds chikki, popular in North India during festival seasons as a lip smacking sweet or snacks recipe. As foodies, we love our sweets and we love our snacks in equal measures and if you get a perfect amalgamation of both of these, nothing can get better than that.

Makhane paag is extremely popular among people of all ages for its crunchy texture and delicately sweet taste, perfect for serving to guests during the busy festival hours as a munch on snacks.

Why makhanas to snack on, you ask? Well, makhanas have a ton of health benefits; while being loaded with proteins, magnesium, iron, zinc and all other vital nutrients, it is low in calorie and rich with healthy fibers.

On top of that, this recipe is super easy to make, hardly takes any time and gives you a delicious platter of sweet snacks. So ,know how to make makhana chikki recipe bly clicking on the video guide or check out our step by step pictorial instructions to make this recipe without any fuss.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
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Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
15M
Total Time
25 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandri

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • 1. Makhana - 25 g

    2. Sugar - 125 g

    3. Milk - 2 tbsp

    4. Ghee - 50 g

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Take makhanas one by one and cut them into 2-4 pieces.

    2. Grease a plate with ghee.

    3. Take a pan and pour the ghee in it.

    4. Heat the pan for a minute, till the ghee melts.

    5. Add the makhanas to the pan.

    6. Deep fry the makhanas and take them out when the colour turns golden yellow.

    7. Take another pan.

    8. Add sugar and water.

    9. Heat the pan until the sugar dissolves completely.

    10. Add milk to the syrup.

    11. Take out all the foam from the syrup.

    12. Stir the syrup until it reaches a 3-string consistency.

    13. Add makhanas into the syrup.

    14. Coat the makahanas with the syrup and transfer them to the greased plate.

    15. Serve them right away or store them in a container.

Instructions
  • 1. Be careful while mixing the makhanas with the syrup, as this will be solidified really quick.
  • 2. Cut the makhanas into really small pieces to avoid big chunky pieces which nobody likes.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 273 cal
  • Fat - 7 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Carbohydrates - 50.8 g
  • Fiber - 3 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE MAKHANA CHIKKI

1. Take makhanas one by one and cut them into 2-4 pieces.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

2. Grease a plate with ghee.

Makhana Chikki Recipe

3. Take a pan and pour the ghee in it.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

4. Heat the pan for a minute, till the ghee melts.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

5. Add the makhanas to the pan.

Makhana Chikki Recipe

6. Deep fry the makhanas and take them out when the colour turns golden yellow.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

7. Take another pan.

Makhana Chikki Recipe

8. Add sugar and water.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

9. Heat the pan until the sugar dissolves completely.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

10. Add milk to the syrup.

Makhana Chikki Recipe

11. Take out all the foam from the syrup.

Makhana Chikki Recipe

12. Stir the syrup until it reaches a 3-string consistency.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

13. Add makhanas into the syrup.

Makhana Chikki Recipe

14. Coat the makahanas with the syrup and transfer them to the greased plate.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe

15. Serve them right away or store them in a container.

Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe
Makhana Chikki Recipe
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