Recipe: Makhaane Ki Kheer

Updated: Aug 08, 2012, 09:16 AM IST

Makhaane Ki Kheer is a very popular Janmashtami recipe.


• 1 litre Full-Cream Milk
• 2 tbsp Ghee
• 50 gm Makhaane
• ½ cup Sugar
• 4 Choti Elaichi
• 10-12 Almonds (chopped)


Heat ghee in a pan and sauté makhaane over a low flame. When sautéed, let them cool and then crush them coarsely.
• Put makhaanas and milk in a deep pan, and bring the mixture to a boil. Simmer it over low flame, stirring occasionally till makhaanas get cooked and the milk thickens.
• When cooked, add sugar and elaichi to the kheer. Stir to dissolve sugar and then simmer for 10-15 minutes.
• Makhaane Ki Kheer is ready; garnish it with almonds before serving. Serve hot or chilled.