Makhana raita – a simple raita recipe made with yogurt and Phool makhana or foxnuts.
Phool makhana or foxnuts are very nutritious and I try to include them in our meals frequently. My daughter likes them so much, I try to do more recipes with it so that she will eat food without any fuss. 😀 You can find more about makhana nutrition and how to make a healthy snack with it here.
This is a quick and simple raita recipe which will be good with Biryani or Pulao. I generally pair this with pulao, you can find masoor dal pulao recipe here. And coconut milk pulao recipe is here.
I haven’t added any tadka to this. Also, I have used cucumbers to make makhana raita more healthy. You can add grated carrots as well or skip veggies completely. Sometimes, instead of using plain makhana, I use roasted makhana to make this raita which will save time on busy days. As roasted makhana has spices in it, I will just adjust salt and skip other spices in this recipe.
I generally add makhana and keep it aside for few minutes so that they become soggy. We like in this way 🙂
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