Khoya Makhana

Khoya Makhana

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Makhana is a wonderful ingredient, much loved by youngsters and elders alike. Its dainty appearance and unique texture makes it appealing to even kids. Khoya Makhana is an exotic preparation of makhana, with the captivating flavour of ghee.

The makhanas are deep-fried in ghee and cooked in a rich gravy, which has the tangy flavour of tomatoes and curds, the intense flavour of Indian spices and spice powders, and the luxuriant texture of crumbled mava. Khoya Makhana is an elaborate dish fit to be served on special occasions.

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Khoya Makhana recipe - How to make Khoya Makhana

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 servings (5serving )
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  1. Heat a non-stick pan, put the makhanas and dry roast on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, whiles tossing continuously.
  2. Heat the ghee for deep-frying in a deep non-stick pan, add the roasted makhanas and deep-fry till they turn light golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the tomatoes and ½ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Cool and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, garam masala and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the tomato pulp, khoya and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the curds and mix well.
  9. Add the deep-fried makhanas, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy298 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates8.7 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat27.1 g
Cholesterol1.6 mg
Sodium8.5 mg
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Khoya Makhana
 on 08 Aug 19 12:08 PM

This recipe can be served with?
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Tarla Dalal    With any Indian bread you wish for example Roti, Naan, Kulcha, Malabar Paratha etc
09 Aug 19 12:55 PM
Khoya Makhana
 on 13 Jul 19 02:02 AM

Khoya Makhana
 on 13 Jul 19 02:02 AM

Khoya Makhana
 on 21 Jun 19 11:39 PM

Delicious n nutritious
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you so much!!
24 Jun 19 04:25 PM
Khoya Makhana
 on 14 Sep 16 09:00 AM

When I made this recipe the entire house was smelling of ghee, it is soo good, the makhanas give a good crunch and the flavour is just wow.