Makhane ki Kheer (Lotus seeds Pudding)


Makhana is also known as fox nuts or lotus seeds. They are the seeds of lotus flower. Makhana can be used both in sweet or savoury  dish. This is a sweet dish and can be eaten in fasting days. Makhane can be eaten as a curry also or you can simply roast it and eat it.

Makhane ki kheer


1 cup makhane/ lotus seeds

2-3 cup milk

pinch of green cardamom powder

sugar according to taste

10-15 almonds or any dry fruits of your choice

1 tablespoon coconut powder


Roast makhane/ lotus seeds for 1-2 mins. Do not burn them.

Boil milk in a heavy bottom pan. Let the milk thicken.

Meanwhile grind the makhane and almonds coarsely.

Once the milk is thickened, add ,makhane & almonds.

Add sugar, coconut powder.

The pudding should be thick, at last add green cardamom powder.

Serve hot or cold.

Note:- You can also add milkmaid/ condense milk to it. When adding condense milk, the quantity of sugar & milk is reduced.


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