Aloo makhana  is an easy snack made with potatoes and foxnuts. Gluten-Free and Vegan. Combine potatoes with nutrients filled makhana (lotus seeds) makes for one scrumptious and filling fasting dish, Aloo Makhana Sabzi.

Ingredients of Aloo makhana 

  • 1 cup Baby Potatoes
  • 1 cup Phool Makhana 
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds 
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds 
  • Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder 
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Oil

How to Make Aloo makhana 

  1. Boil potatoes along with its skin until well cooked. Remove from heat, peel the skin and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add makhana and roast them on medium to low heat until it is crisp. Remove them in a plate.
  3. Add remaining oil into the same pan. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  4. Add fennel seeds and chopped green chilies and sauté for about 20 seconds.
  5. Add all the spice powders including red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt/black salt and immediately give it a mix.
  6. Add boiled potatoes into the pan and toss well.
  7. Remove from flame, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


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