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Makhana chops Recipe

Makhana chops is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 50 gm makhanas (puffed lotus seeds)
  • 3-4 boiled arbi
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp finely chopped Green chillies
  • 1 tsp finely chopped Ginger
  • A pinch of Mint chutney (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee for shallow frying
  • How to Make Makhana chops:

    1. Soak the lotus seeds in water for about 30 minutes, till they are soft.
    2. Then squeeze the water from the seeds and roughly mash them in another bowl.
    3. Grate the arbi along with the seeds and mash them well together.
    4. Add the red chilli powder, green chillies, salt, ginger and mint, mix it well.
    5. Take bits of the mixture and make small flat patties out of them.
    6. Dab some ghee on a pan and shallow fry them till light brown.
    7. Serve hot with mint chutney.


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