Makhana chops

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 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

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