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Makhana Chaat

An easy and healthy substitute to regular Dahi Vada.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian


  • air fryer


  • 1 Cup (20 g )Makhanas Foxnuts
  • 1 Cup Curd
  • 1/2 tsp Salt Or As Per Taste
  • 1/4 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • Few Pomegranate Pearls Optional
  • Coloured Bell Peppers Chopped Finely (Optional)


  • Firstly, roast Makhanas. You can roast these either in a wok or microwave oven or otg or air fryer. For roasting in the air fryer, put the makhanas in the air fryer basket and roast these for 5 to 6 minutes at 200 degrees.
  • While roasting, these will jump in the air fryer but nothing to worry.
  • In the meantime, whisk curd so that you have smooth curd.
  • Add little milk if the curd is too thick.
  • Add salt and cumin powder to the whipped curd and keep it aside.
  • Toss the roasted makhanas in the whisked curd.
  • Take out in serving bowls, sprinkle pomegranate pearls and bell peppers. You can use meethi chutney and green chutney too.
  • Serve with love.
Keyword Makhana Chaat Recipe, Roasted Makhana Dahi Chat