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Plain Makhana Kheer Recipe

Plain Makhana Kheer is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
20 minutes
Servings :
Serves 5
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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:

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


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