Published Date April 21, 2022

What are makhanas? (Part 1 of 3)

By Naurin Ansari

1 min read

About celiac allergies, gluten-free food and makhanas.

Makhanas also known as fox nuts and Phool makhana are seeds that are often used in quite a few Indian sweets and savouries like kheer, raita, or makhana curry, and are also eaten with the evening tea as a snack.

Makhanas are highly produced and cultivated in the state of Bihar in India, Korea, and Japan along with a few parts of eastern Russia. They are totally plant-based which makes them a perfect vegan-friendly snack. They are also gluten-free which makes them an ideal snack for people with celiac and gluten allergies. 

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