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Low Fat Makhana Kheer

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Low Fat Makhana Kheer
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  • An unusual dessert made of milk simmered till thick with lotus seeds and flavored with nuts and cardamom.


  • 1 lt milk
  • 1/4 cup makhana (puffed lotus seeds)
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp chopped pistachios
  • 2 tsp chopped almonds
  • 1 tsp green cardamom powder (optional)


  1. In a deep vessel, pour in the milk, break the makhanas into smaller pieces, add them to the milk and let it simmer for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours without covering, till the milk boils down and the seeds are soft.
  2. Add the sugar and stir for a few minutes.
  3. Add the pistachios, almonds and cardamom powder, stir well again.
  4. Serve hot or cold, as you like.