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Makhane Ke Cutlet - Foxnut Seeds Cutlet Recipe | Your Food Fantasy by Meenu Gupta

Makhane Ke Cutlet | Lotus Seeds Cutlet

Makhana Cutlets, perfect for the day when fasting (Hindu), or any day.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Soaking Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 Cup Foxnut / Lotus seeds / Makhanas
  • 2 Boiled Potatoes Medium Size
  • 2 Green chillies Finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black pepper powder Can you Red Chillies if not fasting
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Rock Salt As Per Taste (Can use Normal Salt if not fasting)
  • 8-10 Piece Cashews
  • 8-10 Piece Raisins
  • 1 Tablespoon Buckwheat flour | Kuttu Aata
  • Oil For Deep Frying


  • Soak Makhana in one cup of water for 2 hours. After that, strain them in a strainer.
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  • In a mixing bowl/plate, grate/mash the boiled potatoes. Now add soaked Makhana, coriander leaves, Chopped green chillies, salt and black pepper powder.
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  • Mix it well with the help of your hands while mashing the Makhanas.
  • Add Buckwheat flour and mix it well. This will help in binding the mixture.
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  • Divide the mixture into equal parts and make round balls of them. Take one round ball, flat it between your palm and make space in centre. Place 1 cashew and 1 raisin in it. Gather from all sides, seal it and make round ball again. Again press it in between your palm to make a round patty.
  • Similarly you can make patty of all the round balls.
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  • Heat oil in a pan / kadhai over medium flame and deep fry them till they are nice golden in colour.
  • Serve them hot and enjoy with mint Coriander chutney or yogurt or Masala chai.
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  • You can also use Rajgira flour to bind the mixture in place of Buckwheat flour.
  • Stuffing cashews and Raisins in cutlet is purely optional. Similarly you can add any other dry fruit of your choice.


Nutrition Facts
Makhane Ke Cutlet | Lotus Seeds Cutlet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Sodium 209mg9%
Potassium 594mg17%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Fasting Food, Foxnut Seeds, gluten free, Lotus Seeds, Vegan