Makhane ki Kheer ( Roz ka Khana Recipe)


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Makhane ki kheer is lotus seeds simmered in milk and flavoured with nutmeg.

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1 cup lotus seeds (makhanas)
5 cups milk
2 tbsp ghee
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
3 to 4 saffron (kesar) strands

For The Garnish
1 tbsp pistachio slivers
2 to 3 sliced glace cherries
1 edible silver leaf (vark)

  1. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the makhanas and saute for 3 to 4 minutes till they are crisp.
  2. Remove from the fire and crush them slightly.
  3. Heat the milk in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the sugar, mix well, and simmer till the sugar dissolve, while stirring continuously. .
  4. Add the crushed makhanas and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Add the nutmeg powder and saffron. Mix well.
  6. Remove from the flame.
  7. Garnish with the pistachios, glace cherries and silver leaf.
  8. Serve hot.
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Foodie#395782November 06, 2010

When to add the sugar? No mention of this in the recipe.

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Reviewed November 06, 2010by Foodie#395782

When to add the sugar? No mention of this in the recipe.

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