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)
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.
Add the sugar and stir for a few minutes.
Add the pistachios, almonds and cardamom powder, stir well again.