Phool Makhane Ki Kheer Recipe: How To Make Makhane Ki Kheer

By: Sowmya Subramanian

Phool makhane ki kheer is a traditional sweet of North India that is mainly prepared during festivals or times of Upvas or fasts. Also known as makhane ki kheer, this sweet is prepared with roasted makhane, reduced milk and sugar with dry fruits added to it.

Phool makhana kheer is also eaten on a regular basis in some parts of the country, due to its nutrition value and health benefits. Makhana is an indigenous nut that is rich in proteins and carbohydrates and is known for its medicinal value. Hence, mothers of children make this delicious kheer to tempt children to eat a healthy and light sweet.

The makhana kheer is simple and quick to prepare like any other kheer and is a treat to the taste buds. If you are keen on making this sweet at home, continue reading the article with a detailed step-by-step procedure along with images and a video recipe.

PHOOL MAKHANE KI KHEER RECIPE VIDEO

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Phool Makhane Ki Kheer Recipe | How To Make Makhane Ki Kheer | Homemade Makhana Kheer Recipe
Phool Makhane Ki Kheer Recipe | How To Make Makhane Ki Kheer | Homemade Makhana Kheer Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Phool Makhana - 1 cup

    Whole cashew nuts - 4-5

    Full cream milk - 1/2 a litre

    Sugar - 3 tbsp

    Raisins - 5-6

    Cardamom powder - a pinch

    Chopped cashew nuts - for garnishing

    Chopped almonds - for garnishing

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Dry roast the phool makhana with the whole cashew nuts in a heated pan.

    2. Roast until it turns light brown.

    3. Retain quarter of the roasted makhana in a cup.

    4. Grind the rest of the roasted makhana and cashew nuts into a powdery texture.

    5. Then, pour full cream milk in a non-stick or a heavy-bottomed pan.

    6. Allow the milk to boil and stir continuously to avoid it from burning at the bottom.

    7. Let the milk reduce by half.

    8. Add the powdered mixture and the remaining makhana; mix well.

    9. Add sugar, stir for a minute or two.

    10. Add the raisins and cardamom powder and mix well.

    11. Transfer it into a bowl and garnish it with chopped cashew nuts and almonds.

Instructions
  • 1. The milk should be reduced on a low flame to avoid it from getting burnt.
  • 2. The ground makhana and cashew nuts are added to give the kheer a rich thickness and volume.
  • 3. You can use sugar bura instead of normal sugar.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 105 cal
  • Fat - 1.8 g
  • Protein - 7.8 g
  • Carbohydrates - 14.2 g
  • Sugar - 13.6 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE PHOOL MAKHANE KI KHEER

1. Dry roast the phool makhana with the whole cashew nuts in a heated pan.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe

2. Roast until it turns light brown.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe

3. Retain quarter of the roasted makhana in a cup.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe

4. Grind the rest of the roasted makhana and cashew nuts into a powdery texture.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe

5. Then, pour full cream milk in a non-stick or a heavy-bottomed pan.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe

6. Allow the milk to boil and stir continuously to avoid it from burning at the bottom.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe

7. Let the milk reduce by half.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe

8. Add the powdered mixture and the remaining makhana; mix well.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe

9. Add sugar, stir for a minute or two.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe

10. Add the raisins and cardamom powder and mix well.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe

11. Transfer it into a bowl and garnish it with chopped cashew nuts and almonds.

phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe
phool makhane ki kheer recipe
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Story first published: Monday, August 7, 2017, 17:43 [IST]
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