Plain Makhana Kheer

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Total Time:
1 hour 5 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - whole milk
  • 3/4 cup - sugar
  • 1/4 cup - basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup - makhanas
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - chopped mixed nuts (almonds & pistachios)
  • 1 tsp - ghee

How to Make Plain Makhana Kheer

  • Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 20 minutes.
  • Drain out all water from rice in a colander.
  • Heat a heavy saucepan, add ghee.
  • Melt, add rice and stir-fry with spatula for a minute.
  • Add half milk, half cup hot water.
  • Stir gently till mixture starts to boil.
  • Simmer on low till rice is half done.
  • Add remaining milk, bring back to boil.
  • Add all other ingredients, stir till boiling resumes.
  • Simmer on low, till rice is fully cooked.
  • Serve hot or cold, garnished with some chopped nuts.