Makhana Raita

Makhana Raita is comfort savor , which made from curd , mixed with makhana and some spices. It is a whole pack of minerals and vitamins.

This recipe is a nutritions. It is super quick Navratri recipe . It is best to serve along with vrat ki roti .

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cooking Time 5 minutes

Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 cup Curd ( dahi ), chilled
  • 1 1/2 cup Makhana / foxnut
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted cumin or powder
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed peanuts
  • 2 tsp Boiled potato cubes
  • Coriander, fresh


1. Soak makhana in enough water. After makhanas become soft , drain off excess water.

2. Take curd in bowl . Whisk well .

3. Put makhanas in curd’s bowl . Add potatoes cubes. Mix together.

4. Add salt, cumin powder and peanuts. Mix well .

5. It’s ready to serve.

Shahi Makhana Chaat

Love eating chaat this lotus seed or Makhana chaat will blow your mind . .

Makhana Chaat Recipe is a chaat made with makhanas, peanuts , spicy green chutney and sweet – tangy date tamarind chutney poured over a makhana yogurt mixture .

Mostly makhanas eaten during the Navratri fasts, you could also serve this Makhana Chaat as an appetizer at your dinner party or serve it as a tea time snack. 


1 1/2 cup Makhana

2 cup Yogurt

1 teaspoon Sugar

2 tablespoon Peanuts

Green chutney For drizzling

Date -Tamarind chutney For drizzling

Nuts(almonds,cashews,raisins) chopped Handfuls

Pomegranate For topping

Mango cubes For topping

Coriander For garnishing


• Soak makhanas by adding  just enough water to cover them . Just 1/4 inch more than makhana level. Secondly after the makhanas becomes slightly soft , drain off excess water .

• Take yogurt in a bowl . Add sugar and whisk well .

• Put makhanas in jar or bowl . Add sweet yogurt. Drizzle green chutney and date tamarind chutney.

• Add nuts and mangoes cube .

• Sprinkle some pomegranate pearls and coriander on top .

• Serve immediately .