This Makhane kheer (Fox nuts) kheer is mostly prepared during Hindu fasting like Navratri vrat (upvas). Makhana or Foxnuts is very healthy and nutritious ingredient. Makhana is often offered to gods during a festival or religious functions as the seeds are considered auspicious.
Health Benefits of Makhana
Makhana is crunchy, tasty, easy to prepare, economical and healthy. Also known as fox nuts or lotus seeds. It has lots of properties like
Makhana is Rich in calcium
Maintain blood pressure
Slows down the aging process
How to make Creamy Makhane Kheer or (Foxnut Pudding)
Ingredients for Makhana kheer
Milk 500 ml – Use Full-fat milk to make this Kheer, as it will result in a rich and creamy texture. You can also use low fat or skim milk, but it won’t give you the same creamy results.
Makhana 1 cup– Lotus Seeds or Fox Nuts, Makhana is a popular ingredient that is eaten as a snack as well as used in many recipes. They are rich in protein, calcium, and even contains good carbohydrates.
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
Dry Fruits – Dry fruits as your choice
2 to 3 teaspoon ghee Ghee
Take a pan over medium flame and add some ghee to it roast all Dry fruits and keep them aside. Now add Makhana and roast them till the lotus seeds turn crispy. make dry fruits coarsely.
Now, take a deep-bottomed pan over medium flame and add milk to it boil the milk Stir the milk about 15 minutes or until it will turn thick. add sugar according for tast.
Now add roasted Makhana and coarsely dry fruits in milk. turn off the flame. Now you have to transfer the Makhana kheer to a serving bowl
Enjoy Creamy Makhane Kheer