Lotus seeds (Makhana) - Buy Online
Lotus seeds or Makhana are edible seeds harvested from lotus flowers. East Asian cuisines make use of these seeds as a kind of health food. They can be consumed in cooked form and as in raw form. Lotus seeds are known for its nutritional and healing benefits, it is extensively used in Chinese medicine and for culinary purposes.
Chinese pastries and desserts make use of lotus seeds paste for its preparation. They are also used in some of the Indian recipes like Mughlai Chicken, Khoya Makhana, Makhana Halwa, and Makhane Kheer. These seeds are a natural source of protein, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. They are also low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. The antioxidant presence in these seeds can have a positive influence against inflammation and aging.