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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