Mumbai, India

Makhana (Fox Nuts) Seeds


Makhana, or Fox Nuts, is a type of seed derived from the Euryale Ferox Plant. They are also known as “Lotus Seeds.” Makhana has been widely used in traditional oriental medicine. It is good to cure “Kidney Problems, Chronic Diarrhea, and Hypofunction of the Spleen” It is known globally as a superfood because of its rich medicinal values and mineral contents, Low in calories, Antioxidant Properties and Low Glycaemic Index Makhana has a high nutrient values.

Nutritional Specification (per 100 grams):

* Calories: 352 kcal

* Carbohydrate: 65-75 grams

* Protein: 9-15 grams

* Fat: 0.1-0.2 grams

* Minerals: 0.5-0.7 grams

* Phosphorus: 150-200 grams

* Moisture: 12-14%

Nutritional Benefits:

Rich in Nutrients: Makhana seeds are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc.

Low in Calories: They are low in calories, making them an ideal snack for weight-conscious individuals.

Antioxidant Properties: Makhana seeds contain flavonoids and other antioxidants that help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body.

Low Glycaemic Index: They have a low glycaemic index, which means they release glucose slowly into the blood, helping to maintain stable blood sugar levels.

Makhana seeds are naturally gluten-free, making them suitable for individuals with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.

Health Benefits:

Heart Health: The magnesium and potassium content in Makhana seeds help in maintaining heart health by regulating blood pressure and supporting heart

Weight Management: The low-calorie and high-fiber content make Makhana seeds an excellent snack for those trying to manage their weight.

Digestive Health: The fiber content in Makhana seeds aids in digestion and helps prevent constipation.

The antioxidants present in Makhana seeds help in reducing the signs of aging by fighting oxidative stress.

Bone Strength: The calcium content in Makhana seeds supports bone health and helps prevent osteoporosis.

Culinary Uses:

Snacking: Makhana seeds are often roasted and seasoned with spices to make a healthy and tasty snack.

Curries and Gravies: They can be added to curries and gravies for an extra crunch and nutrition.

Sweets: Makhana seeds are used in various Indian sweets and desserts, such as kheer (a type of rice pudding).

Salads: can be added to salads for a crunchy texture and added nutritional value.

Soups: Makhana seeds can be included for added bulk and nutrition.


Load ability: 20 to 24 MT in one 20 FT Container

Specification of Makhana Seeds:

Parameters Value
Shape Round and slightly irregular
Size 1-2 cm in diameter
color White or off-white
Texture Smooth and crispy when roasted
Grade Superior, Standard, Commercial

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The countries which are importing Makhana Seeds from India are:

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