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Makhane Ki Kheer (Makhana Kheer)

Makhane ki kheer or phool makhana kheer is a delicious and rich dessert. This kheer or milk pudding with phool makhana is popular as fasting food for Navratri, ekadasi or Mahasivaratri. With very few ingredients and time, this makhana kheer tastes very rice and delicious. Here is how to make makhane ki kheer at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 157kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1/2 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 cup makhana phool makhana or foxnuts
  • 2.5 cups full fat or low fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon saffron strands


  • Heat 1/2 teaspoon ghee in a pan and add the makhane.
  • Roast well in medium flame for 5-6 minutes. Let cool and powder the roasted makhana reserving 1/4 portion of it.
  • Add milk to pan and bring to a boil. To that add sugar, cardamom powder and few saffron strands. Mix well.
  • Cook for 6-7 minutes or until the milk thickens a bit.
  • Now add the ground makhana and mix very well. Mix well as it tends to form lumps.
  • Simmer for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the reserved roasted makhana and mix well. Simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Now add chopped roasted nuts and mix well if you are using them.
  • Remove from flame. Serve makhana kheer warm or chill until serving.


You can double or triple the recipe
Adjust sugar as per taste


Serving: 3g | Calories: 157kcal