What are the nutritional facts of Makhana Raita (Lotus seeds curd)?

  • Makhana (Lotus seed) are high in fiber and low in calories.
  • It is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, and calcium.
  • Yogurt is very good for the digestive system as it is a naturally good source of probiotics.
  • Together these two makes a good meal to have during fasting.

How much time does it take to prepare Makhana raita (Lotus seed curd)?

  • Preparation time – 3 minutes

What are the ingredients?

  • Curd – 1 cup
  • Makhana (Lotus seed) – ⅔ cup
  • Roasted cumin/jeera powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves – 1 tablespoon

What is the recipe?

  • Heat the pan and add makhana/lotus seeds to it.
  • Roast it till it becomes crunchy.
  • Cool them to room temperature and crush them.
  • Whisk one cup of curd and add crushed makhana to it.
  • Add cumin powder (jeera) and saindhav /rock salt to it.
  • At last, add chopped coriander leaves.

How much to eat at once?

  • Eating any kind of light food doesn’t allow you to eat it in abundance.
  • There is a limit for every kind of food or meal that you eat even if it is with fewer calories.
  • Eat till your hunger is satisfied.
  • One small-size bowl of makhana raita (lotus seed curd) is sufficient.
  • Don’t overindulge otherwise it will hamper your digestion.

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