Makhana: Not just for your fasting season

Why is it that, always whenever we think of having some snacks with tea, we prefer having something deep fried? Can’t we have a substitute which is much more healthier, tastier and nutritious at the same time? One such substitute is Makhana, yes the puffy balls we have for fasting.! Don’t just limit them to your fasting times, you can have it anytime. Known by many names such as Lotus Seed, Fox Nut, Euryale Ferox, Gorgon nut etc., these miraculous seeds, will not just satiate your snack cravings but will also provide you with various medicinal benefits.

Let’s have a look at some of its benefits:

Keeps your BP at bay
People suffering from hypertension, stress and blood pressure find Makhanas really beneficial as the low sodium, high potassium and magnesium content keeps everything under control.

Slows down aging process
One of the major advantages of consuming lotus seeds is that they act as an anti-aging agent. The enzymes that exist in these Lotus seeds are expected to slow down the aging process.

Protein house
Lotus seeds are known as a great source of protein. Doctors even recommend the intake of lotus seeds to combat protein deficiency in the body.

Heart care specialist
Consumption of Makhana leads to a significant change in the heart condition as the content of folate and magnesium, reduces the risk of diseases linked with coronary heart diseases.

Smooth function of Excretory System
Makhana is extremely beneficial to strengthen the kidneys and spleen. It is full of antioxidant properties which aid in digestion and prevents excessive and frequent urination.

Fights Insomnia
These small lotus seeds have the ability to regulate and handle the condition of insomnia as it has a naturally sedative element.

Diabetes friendly
Lotus seed contains vital proteins and starch which is great for the health of a diabetic patient.

At KutKut, we are proud that we make tasty and crispy Toungrila Makhana in 4 different flavours – Cream ‘N’ Onion, Paprika, Italian Herbs and Tandoori Delight to suit your taste and preference.

Wishing all the readers a nutritious and healthy snacking with KutKut..!