Try it and it will soon become your favorite. Crunchy makhane and roasted nuts combined with spicy chutneys and grated potatoes taste so delicious that you would not stop eating. It is also a very good recipe if you are fasting and bored of the usual ‘Vrat ka khana’.
Here’s the recipe. The proportions are not precise and you can vary them to your liking.
Makhane, 2 cups
1/2 cup roasted cashews and almonds
1 medium boiled potato, grated
Dhania chutney (coriander/cilantro)
Roasted jeera powder
Cilantro/coriander, finely chopped
- Heat oil / ghee in a wok and dry roast the makhane on low heat for 8-10 minutes, until crunchy. Allow it to cool down
- Spread makhane and roasted nuts in a serving dish, grate and evenly spread boiled potato over it
- Sprinkle spices, yogurt and chutneys as per your liking and top it with finely chopped cilantro, eat it right away, you don’t want the makhaane to turn soggy!!