Makhane ki Kheer


Makhana is additionally an excellent choice for weight watchers because it is low in fat.

Prepare Time:    Cook Time:    Make In:     Makes 5 servings


  • 1 cup lotus seeds (makhanas)
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 4 1/2 cups low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
  • 1 tbsp sugar substitute
  • a few saffron (kesar) strands
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) powder

For The Garnish

1 tsp pistachio slivers

  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the lotus seeds and sauté over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until they become crisp.
  2. Remove from the flame and mix the lotus seeds in a blender with a coarse mixture. Set aside.
  3. Boil the milk in a deep non-stick pan, add the sugar substitute and coarsely ground lotus seeds, mix well and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the saffron and nutmeg powder, mix well and cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. The delicious Makhane ki Kheer is ready. Serve immediately garnished with pistachio strips.

Nutrition Value

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.