Makhana Kheer is an Indian pudding made using fox nuts,  milk, sugar and dry fruits. It is a delicious dessert which can be served on any occasion especially for vrat or fasting days. Here is how to make Makhana Kheer Recipe.

Makhana Kheer Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 342 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Makhana Kheer is an Indian pudding made using fox nuts,  milk, sugar and dry fruits. It is a delicious dessert which can be served on any occasion especially for vrat or fasting days. Here is how to make Makhana Kheer Recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 cups Makhana
  • 1 litre Full Fat Milk
  • 1/4 cup Almonds Slivered
  • 1/4 cup Cashew Nuts Slivered
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios Slivered
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 10-12 strands Saffron

Instructions

  1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan.

  2. Add makhana and roast on medium heat until crispy.

  3. Add milk in the pan and bring it to a boil.

  4. Simmer the heat and let the kheer cook for 10-12 minutes.

  5. Add almonds, cashew nuts, pistachios and raisins and cook until kheer thickens.

  6. Add sugar and cardamom powder and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  7. Add saffron threads and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  8. Serve the kheer hot or chilled.

Recipe Notes

Keep stirring the kheer while cooking.

Adjust the sugar according to your taste.

Nutrition Facts
Makhana Kheer Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 9mg0%
Potassium 532mg15%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.