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Phool makhane ki kheer is easy dessert dish made with Makhana, puffed lotus seeds or fox nuts. Delicious kheer recipe for Navratri fast.

Makhane ki Kheer Recipe - How to Make Makhane ki Kheer

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, indian cuisine
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 150 g Makhana
  • 750 ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2-3 green cardamom take out the seeds
  • 2-3 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Raisins
  • 2 tablespoon pistachio chopped
  • 2 tablespoon almonds chopped
  • 8-9 saffron strands


  • Heat ghee in a pan and add Makhana to the pan. Roast the Makhana for 5-6 minutes on slow medium heat.
  • Cook them slightly and crush them slightly either with mortar and pestle or just pulse it in mixer grinder.
  • Heat the milk in a pan and bring it to boil.
  • Keep boiling it till it is reduced to half the quantity. Keep stirring in between and keep the heat low.
  • When milk is reduced to almost half add crushed makhane and sugar .
  • Cook this for 10 minutes add cardamom seeds/powder and saffron which was soaked in milk.
  • Stir in to mix well and sprinkle half of the pistachio, raisins and half of the chopped almonds.
  • Mix it and serve it hot or keep it in fridge for chilling if you like to serve it cold.
  • Serve it in a bowl and top it with chopped pistachio and almonds.