Makhane ki Kheer


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Makhana is rich in protein and calcium, together with low fat milk it makes a creamy and yummy sweet. Makhana has no flavour of its own but nutmeg and saffron adds flavour and a mild taste.

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Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 5 to 7 mins.
Serves 4.
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5 cups low fat milk
1 cup lotus seeds (makhanas)
1 tbsp sugar substitute
1/4 tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
3 to 4 strands saffron (kesar)
1 tsp ghee

For the garnish
2 tsp pistachio slivers

  1. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the makhanas and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes till they are crisp.
  2. Remove from the fire and crush them slightly.
  3. Heat the milk in a non-stick pan and when it comes to a boil, add the crushed makhanas and simmer for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the sugar substitute, nutmeg powder and saffron and mix well remove from the flame.
  5. Serve hot garnished with pistachios.
Nutrient values per serving
149 cal.3.1 gm.
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