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What are Fox Nuts?
Fox nuts, which are commonly known as Makhana or phool makhana in India is actually a part of a lotus plant. Makhanas are highly produced in the Indian states of Bihar, West Bengal and Assam. Fox Nuts are also produced in Korea and Japan. The seeds of the lotus plant are harvested, sun-dried, cleaned and finally roasted to get the white fluffy nutritious goodness called makhanas. (1) It is a laborious and time-consuming process. These roasted makhanas can be eaten in a classic way or can be enjoyed in different makhana flavours.
Health Benefits of Makhana
Apart from enjoying them as a healthy snack, makhanas or fox nuts are also often used in traditional forms of medicine for their amazing health benefits.
#1 Rich in Nutrients
Fox nuts or makhanas are a rich source of healthy carbs and have the goodness of several micronutrients, like calcium, magnesium, iron, and phosphorus. (2)
#2 Rich in antioxidants
Makhanas are rich in many antioxidants like gallic acid, chlorogenic acid and epicatechin. (3) They help to neutralize the free radicals and hence prevent oxidative stress.
#3 Supports Weight loss
Flavoured makhana is a popular snack with anyone in the weight loss process because these are healthy carbs and roasted snacks. They also boost your intake of protein and fibre which reduces belly fat.
Flavoured makhana from I Say Organic
At I Say Organic we believe healthy food can be tasty too. That is why we have put together some amazing indulgent flavours to suit your palate yet give you a boost of health when you want to enjoy some snacks. Check out our exciting roasted makhana flavours.
Our pudina flavoured makhana is the perfect all time. Want to add it to your kid’s lunch box or want to enjoy it at tea time this flavoured makhana will be wholesome goodness. You can even replace popcorn at movie night with our pudina flavoured makhana. Order flavoured fox nuts online.
Want to enjoy a healthy snack on a long drive we have the Tangy Tomato Roasted makhana. It is perfectly suited for everyone who enjoys the tangy yet sweet flavour.
Fan of spices and heat? Our Zesty Mirch Makhana is the solution to all your healthy snacking needs. This spicy makhana is perfectly suited for those with dietary restrictions too.
This flavoured makhana is vegan and has the classic taste of cream and onion. It is perfect for your snack time or your travel time.
This Caramelised Makhana is gluten-free and low in calories. Jaggery & Sesame Seeds Fox Nuts bites can be made into desserts or savoury nibbles.
Order flavoured fox nuts online from I Say Organic and get express delivery in Delhi within 3 hours. Our flavoured makhana is sustainably sourced and has rich indulgent flavours.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. Can makhana be eaten with green tea?
If you enjoy green tea at your tea time you can enjoy roasted Roasted flavoured makhana with your green tea. Our flavoured fox nuts are roasted and not fried, so they are packed with nutrition minus the fat.
Q2. Will eating makhana benefit hair and skin?
Makhana or fox nuts are known to preserve moisture in the skin. They are also rich in various antioxidants like gallic acid, chlorogenic acid, and epicatechin. (3) These help to neutralize the free radicals and prevent oxidative stress. Thus eating makhana benefits your hair and skin.
Q3. Can makhana be eaten with milk?
Makhanas can easily be consumed with milk. They are a perfect snack for kids with milk. Jaggery with Sesame Makhanas can be made into kheer or other desserts with milk.
Q4. How Makhanas can be used?
Makhanas can be eaten as a snack packed in a lunch box. They can be eaten on every occasion. You can replace unhealthy snacks like chips with makhanas. You can also use the flavoured makhanas instead of popcorn for a movie night.