Saturday, October 12, 2013

Makhana ki hkeer (Lotus Seed Pudding)

Makhana is also known as phoolmakhana in Hindi and fox Nuts,Lotus Seeds,euryale seeds in English. it is high in fiber,to helps to avoid constipation. makhana is digestive for all age group.it increases moisture level  in body tissues.
We generally make makhna kheer during the fasting . Makhana  kheer is very easy and simple to cook.


Ingredients:
  • Makhana-2 cups
  • Milk-5cups
  • Sugar-1cup
  • Green cardamom powder-1/2tsp
  • Saffron-4 to 5strands
  • Ghee-1tbsp
  • Dry fruit-1tbsp(pistachio,almonds and raisin)


How to prepare:
Heat ghee in pan roast the makhana till crisp.
Cool it down and cut it into halves. Heat milk in pan and let it boil.
When it start boiling add sugar to the milk and let it Boil on low medium heat,get until to half.
Add makhana and stir until makhana is completely soft.
Add dry fruits and saffron and cardamom powder. Turn off the heat.
You can serve it cool or hot ,depending on your choice.
Enjoy!!!!
Note:
you can adjust the sugar as per your taste.







15 comments:

  1. its really simple and easy i can cook it........

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  2. Lotus seed pudding that sounds really interesting.
    I have to hunt for it here.

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  3. I have seen it.But never know its a lotus seed.Interesting one bhawana.

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  4. Pudding is very delicious and tempting..i love makhana,,,

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  5. the kheer looks so tempting... lotus seeds is something new to me...

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  6. Very interesting recipe of phool Makhana.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  7. looks so delicious.YUmmy
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    http://indianveggiesbhojan.blogspot.in/

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  8. Never hear about Makhana..Kheer looks so tasty and interesting recipe..

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  9. very inviting & delicious kheer...........happy dussehra.
    shobha
    www.shobhapink.blogspot.in

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  10. i have a packet lying in my kitchen i was just roasting n having it like popcorn. wil try it out . looks yummy.

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  11. pudding looks tempting..I haven't tasted lotus seed before..will try it sometime..

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  12. wow ...very interesting pudding..

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