Makhane ki Kheer (Lotus seeds Pudding)

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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

Ingredients

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

Method

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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