Makhana Kheer is a creamy Indian pudding made using fox nuts, milk, sugar, and dry fruits. It is a delicious dessert which can be served on any occasion especially for vrat or fasting days.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 ½ tablespoons Ghee 
  • 2 tablespoons Cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • 1 cup Phool makhana 
  • 3 cups Milk
  • Saffron few strands
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • Green cardamom seeds powder

How to Make Makhane ki kheer

  • Take milk in a deep, heavy-bottom saucepan on medium heat. Let it simmer until it gets slightly thick.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan. Once hot fry cashew nuts till it becomes golden brown in color, remove it to a bowl.
  • In the same ghee, fry raisins till they get plump up. drain ghee and remove them in the same bowl with cashews.
  • Fry the makhana until light brown, toasted and crispy.
  • Remove it to a bowl or plate and let it cool to touch. Once cooled, crush a few makhana into a coarse powder using your thumb and fingers.
  • Now the milk is thickened and add saffron and prepared makhana.
  • Then add sugar.
  • Add cardamom powder and stir.
  • Turn off the stove.
  • Garnish with fried cashews and raisins.



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