Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Makhana Kheer / Phool Makhane ki Kheer Recipe

Makhana Kheer Recipe

Makhana or Phool Makhana or also called as Fox Nuts is rich in protein and also one of the tastiest snacks you can have anytime.I am stocking it up whenever I see it here in the supermarket as its seasonal in my place.Mittu loves to eat this roasted makhana as such but I wanted to try different recipes with it to enjoy and to post here :) Makhana kheer was one such try and it tasted so good as makhana blends so well with milk yielding a delicious creamy kheer.

Makhana Kheer Recipe

Makhana Kheer Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sweet | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Phool Makahana - 1 and 1/2 cups
Milk - 2 cups(1/2 litre)
Sugar - 1/8 cup
Ghee - 1 tsp
Saffron - few strands
Pistachios - 5 chopped lengthwise


  1. Measure makhana.Take it in a pan and roast it in ghee until slightly golden.It will be crisp when tasted,thats the right stage switch off.
    How to make Makhana Kheer Recipe - Step3
  2. Take 1/2 cup from it and grind it to a coarse mixture,Set aside.Take milk in pan.
    How to make Makhana Kheer Recipe - Step1
  3. Boil till it reduces a little.Then add sugar and saffron.
    How to make Makhana Kheer Recipe- Step2
  4. Simmer for 5mins.Then add makahana powdered mixture.
    How to make Makhana Kheer Recipe - Step4
  5. It will start to thicken once its added keep stirring till it reaches a creamy consistency.Now add remaining 1 cup of roasted makahana,
    How to make Makhana Kheer Recipe - Step5
  6. Give a quick stir and switch off.Add chopped pistachios and serve.
    How to make Makhana Kheer Recipe - Step6
Serve chilled / warm.
Makhana Kheer Recipe

My Notes:

  • Give just 10 mins standing for the makhana to soak up well.If you rest for more time then the milk will be fully absorbed.
  • So you can add the roasted makahana few mins before serving time.
  • You can add other chopped nuts like badam,cashews too.
Makhana Kheer Recipe

Written by: SHARMILEE J

1 comment:

  1. Nice recipe. will try and comment. Like your website a lot.

    best wishes,


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