Chocolate Matcha Lime Foxnuts

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Cocoa or chocolate is usually associated with desserts or special occasions. But this wonderful ingredient is endowed with numerous health benefits that make it ideal for regular consumption. Right from improving brain function to stabilizing blood pressure, cocoa can also help manage weight, uplift one's mood and repair the skin. But that call for consumption of cocoa in a form that is not weighed down with sweeteners, whether natural or artificial. Chocolate pairs quite well with some savoury ingredients too . These Chocolate Matcha Lime foxnuts or Makhanas are the perfect way to include a seving of cocoa in everyday food.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Fusion
Recipe Taste: Tangy
Servings 3


  • 2 cup Roasted Foxnuts makhana roasted foxnuts
  • 1/2 tsp Matcha Powder
  • Lemon zest from one
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder or chocolate for making the chocolate drizzle
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 1- 2 drops Vanilla Essence


  • Heat water in a saucepan. Place a mixing bowl over it without touching the surface of water.
  • Add the olive oil and maple syrup to the bowl. Whisk and combine.
  • Remove the mixing bowl from saucepan and place it on the kitchen counter.
  • Sift in the cocoa powder and mix it till there are no lumps visible.
  • Take the roasted foxnuts in another mixing bowl . Drizzle a few drops of olive oil. Cover with a plate and give it a good shake.
  • Sprinkle matcha, lime zest and salt over the foxnuts. Cover it again using the plate and give it a shake to coat them with the seasoning.
  • Finally drizzle with the chocolate and give a final toss.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle some more matcha and chocolate drizzle.
  • Serve immediately.

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Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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