Makhana has been used since centuries and it has been used as medicine too in some countries. Per 100 gram of ‘Makhana’ contains 360 calories, 64% carbohydrates, 2% fat, and 15% protein. The remaining percentage includes minerals like magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. They have very good source of calcium & fiber and low in saturated fat and sodium. Hence see to it that you have at least a bowl of Makhanas. In Japan and China they use this seed’s paste in pastries and deserts too. So let’s move ahead and read benefits of Makhana.