Makhana kheer is a pudding which is specially made during Navratri festival or for Shivaratri fasting in North India. It is made with puffed lotus seeds which is cooked in milk. Makhana is also known as foxnuts. It is a simple pudding and you can serve it either warm or chilled.
You can serve makhana kheer as a dessert. Refrigerate it for few hours before serving especially in summer time. You can make Makhana kheer in flat 20 minutes and usually loved by everyone. You can also check out the recipe for rice kheer on my blog.
- Milk - 2 cups
- Condensed Milk - 200 gm
- Makhana/Foxnuts - 1 cup
- Ghee - 2 tsp
- Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
- almonds - 6 (sliced)
- cashews - 6 (broken)
Add 1 tsp ghee in frying pan and toss cashews and almonds for a minute and keep it aside in a bowl for garnishing.
Add 1 tsp ghee in frying pan and toss lotus seeds for a minute and crush it lightly with ladle. Keep it aside in a separate bowl.
Add milk in pan and when it starts boiling, add lotus seeds and mix it well. Let it cook for 5-6 minutes on low flame.
Now add condensed milk and let it cook for few minutes. Add cardamom powder & transfer the content in a serving bowl. Garnish it with cashews and almonds.
You can also add 1/4 cup of sugar in place of condensed milk.