Mutter-Phool Makhana (Green Peas and Puffed Lotus Seeds) Curry

phool makahana

I wish you all a happy and prosperous new year ahead.

This is  my first post of 2009 after Vacation break.

Phool makhana is puffed lotus seeds and looks like pop corn with a different taste.

Here is the simple and easy recipe.


  1. Green peas – 1 cup
  2. Phool Makhana(puffed lotus seeds) – 100 gms
  3. Onion -2
  4. Ginger-Garlic paste – 2 tsp
  5. Tomatoes(medium,chopped)- 2
  6. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  7. Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Garam Masala – 1tsp
  9. Cashewnut paste – 1 tbsp
  10. Coriander leaves
  11. Butter –  2 tbsp
  12. Salt


  1. Boil green peas and keep aside.
  2. Heat butter in a pan. Add lotus seeds to it and fry until light brown.Once it is fried, soak in cold water.
  3. In the remaining butter, fry onion till golden brown.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste,chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder,chilly powder,gram masala powder, cashew nut paste and saute well.
  5. Add fried  makhana , boiled green peas ,salt and stir well..cover and cook till done.
  6. Sprinkle butter on top.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and Cashews.
  8. Serve with roti.


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2 Responses

  1. motyet100 says:

    looks yum,.nd luv the new look of ur blog,.:-

  2. Daily Meals says:

    Hi Prajusha1 Wish you a happy new year:) Mutter phool makhana looks yummy…

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