- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 25 minutes
- Serving: 3 People
- Calories: 1642 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 75.06 g
- Cholesterol Content: 104 mg
- Fat Content: 141.48 g
- Fiber Content: 14.9 g
- Protein Content: 38.92 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 37.912 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 496 mg
- Sugar Content: 44.63 g
- Trans Fat Content: 1.32 g
Makhane Ki Kheer
Here is another delicious dessert for your sweet loving taste buds which is ‘Makhane ki kheer.' It is a treat for not only those people who are keeping fast but for the persons who love dessert a lot. Makhane Ki Kheer is one of the most preferred dessert dishes mostly during fasting or vrat/upvas as it’s very rich in protein and calcium. Makhane ki kheer is a beautiful combination of milk, makhana, and dry fruits. The creamy texture of the kheer makes it more delicious. You can serve it warm or chilled. So let’s take a look at the recipe.
Ingredients of Makhane Ki Kheer Recipe
- Ghee - 1 ½ Tablespoons
- Cashew nuts - 2 Tablespoons
- Raisins - 2 Tablespoons
- Makhana or fox nuts - 1 Cup
- Milk - 3 Cups
- Few strands of saffron
- Sugar - ¼ Cup
- Cardamom powder - 1/8 Teaspoon
How to Make Makhane Ki Kheer
Step 1: In a deep saucepan, add milk and bring it to simmer over MEDIUM heat. Keep occasionally stirring so that milk doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
Step 2: Simmer it for about 7-8 minutes or till the milk gets slightly thick. Stir it at intervals.
Step 3: In a frying pan, heat ghee over a LOW flame and when the ghee is heated fry the cashew nuts till it turns golden brown. Remove the cashew nuts in a bowl.
Step 4: In the same ghee, fry the raisins till they get plump up. Remove these raisins into the same bowl with cashews.
Step 5: In the remaining ghee fry the makhana by continually stirring until light brown, toasted and crispy.
Step 6: Transfer them to another bowl and let it cool for about 3-4 minutes.
Step 7: Once the makhana becomes cool, make coarser powder of some of the makhanas.
Step 8: Now, add a pinch of saffron and prepare makhana to the simmering milk and let in simmer again for about 4-5 minutes.
Step 9: After 4-5 minutes add sugar and again simmer it for 2-3 minutes.
Step 10: At last add cardamom powder, fried cashews and raisins.
Step 11: Switch off the heat and stir well.
Step 12: Garnish the kheer with few strands of saffron, and it’s ready to serve.