Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:
Makhana also known as lotus seeds is an Asian water plant which is mainly cultivated for its edible seeds. Makhana is a rich source of calcium, protein, phosphorus, iron, thiamine & zinc. It is a completely nutritious & organic non cereal food. Makhana acts as an antioxidant, easily digestible, strengthen the heart & also very useful in cardiac protection. It helps to provide fullness as well, when combined with bengal gram & some spices & herbs tastes very good as a snack.