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Makhana Kheer

makhana kheer

Makhana Kheer is a different kind of kheer having a uniquely different kind of taste. It's actually a dessert made from puffed lotus seeds. Also known by the name of 'Thurri', the Makhana Kheer is most delicious recipe prepared during navratra fast.


  • - 1 tbsp shredded Almonds
  • - 1 tsp Ghee
  • - 1 tsp crushed Green Cardamom Seeds
  • - 100gms soft white Makhanas
  • - 5 cups Milk
  • - 1 tbsp grated Pistachios
  • - 4 tbsp Sugar or to Taste


  • - Take all the makhanas and cut them into halves.
  • - Put the already cut makhanas in a saucepan along with ghee.
  • - Fry them on low heat for about 5 minutes.
  • - Now add milk and sugar and stir well.
  • - Leave it on simmer for about an hour, until milk reduces to half of its original quantity and of a creamy consistency.
  • - Don't forget to stir continuously such that milk does not sticks to the bottom of pan.
  • - Add almonds and pistachios and leave it on simmer further for 10 minutes
  • - Now sprinkle crushed cardamoms on it.
  • - Hot makhana kheer is ready to be served.
  • - If you wish to serve it cold, then keep it in refrigerator for some time.
  • - Chilled makhana kheer is ready to test your taste buds.