Is makhana a fruit?

Makhana is basically a seed which originates from the lotus flower. The plant is mainly cultivated in lowland ponds or water. Makhana is not a fruit but it somehow resembles popcorn. The texture of fox nuts is quite crunchy as well as chewy.  The fox nuts or Euryale Ferox seeds are the seeds from an …

Makhana and its uses

Fox nuts are commonly known as Makhana in India. It is often used in various Indian cuisines as well as desserts. But most of the people are still unaware of its nutritional value. Dieticians generally recommend consuming makhana as the dietary supplement as it is packed with potassium, zinc, proteins, calcium and lots more that …