Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Makhane Ki Kheer

इस ब्लॉग के पाठको को नवरात्र की शुभकामनाये 
The days of Fasting are going on during this Navratra. Many of the religious people opt for fasting during 8 or 9 days of this occasion. During scotching summer some sweet edibles,acceptable in fasting,eases the ritual.The makhane ki kheer is just up to occasion....sweet,yummy & quick to cooking without sweating !!!
     And the properties of makhana have it...rich in protein & calcium !! Wow...yummy....  


  • Makhana (lotus seeds)- 200 gm
  • Milk [full cream]- 1ltr
  • Sugar- 1 cup
  • Poppy seeds [soaked in water]-  2 tbsp
  • Ghee- 1 tbsp
  • Green crushed cardamom  1/2 tsp
  • Dry coconut grated  1/2 cup
  • Raisin 10-15 pieces
  • Charoli [ chironji]  2 tsp
For Garnishing:

    • Pistachio [crushed]- 2 tsp

  • Heat a deep pan,saute makhana in it for 2-3 minutes,then add 1/2 tbsp ghee.Again saute the same for 3 minutes till they are crisp.
  • Remove the pan from fire and take makhana in the grinder.
  • Crush the makhana very slightly.
  • Saute grated coconut in pan on low heat for 1/2 minute and keep separately.
  • Heat remaining ghee in the pan and add soaked poppy seeds.Saute for 1 minute.
  • Now,add milk into pan and heat it, bring to boil on low flame until milk is reduced to 3/4th .Then add the crushed makhana. Simmer it for a few minutes till it becomes slightly thick.

  • Add grated coconut,raisin and charoli and mix well.Cook for few minutes.
  • Add sugar & cardamom and mix well.Cook again for 2 minutes till it becomes thick.

  • Take it off flame, let it cool and keep in refrigerator.
  • Garnish it with crushed pistachio before serving.
  • Serve it cold....it tastes better and soothing...

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