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Recipe of Makhana Kheer

Hetal Kamdar
Makhana kheer is an amazing sweet dish that can be relished at any time. It is relatively low-fat and it is rich in calcium and proteins.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Indian Sweet
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 108 kcal


  • 1 cup lotus seeds makhanas
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 750 ml low-fat milk
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg Jaiphal and Elaichi (cardamom) powder


  • handful Dry rose petals
  • handful sliced almonds


  • Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the lotus seeds and sauté on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn crisp.
  • Remove from the flame and blend the lotus seeds in a mixer to a coarse mixture and keep it aside.
  • Boil the milk in a deep non-stick pan, add the sugar substitute and coarsely crushed lotus seeds, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Add cardamom and nutmeg powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Serve it chilled garnished with almonds and dry rose petals.


Sodium: 83mgCalcium: 234mgVitamin A: 368IUSugar: 14gPotassium: 281mgCholesterol: 13mgCalories: 108kcalSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 3gProtein: 6gCarbohydrates: 14gIron: 1mg
Keyword makhane ki kheer
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