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phool makhana kheer
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How To Make Phool Makhana Kheer ,Makhane Ki Kheer

A healthy and easy dessert of Fox nuts and milk-perfect recipe for Janmashtami celebration
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Desserts/Sweets/Mithai, Festive Recipe
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: makhana kheer, phool makhana kheer
Servings: 6 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 750 gms Whole Milk / Doodh
  • 65 gms Phool makhana/ Fox nuts
  • 3/4 cup Sugar / Chini
  • 10 Almonds / Badam
  • 10 Cashew Nuts / Kaju
  • 10 Pistachio / Pista
  • 2 tsp Chiroli / Chironji
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder *
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron / Kesar


  • Heat 2 tsp ghee in a pan and roast makhana on low flame till they become crisp.
  • Let them cool down completely and then take 1/4 makhanas and just crush them slightly or pulse to make 2-3 piece of a makhana.
  • Coarsely grind the rest of the makhana and keep aside
  • Coarsely grind or crush the almond ,pista and cashews.
  • Boil milk in a heavy bottom pan for 5 minutes.
  • Now add ground phool makhana and nuts and cook on low flame for approx-15 minutes
  • Add sugar and cook for 10 minutes ,keep stirring.
  • Add cardamom powder and saffron.
  • Serve hot or cold


  1. Clean and remove the black hard covering which may be stuck to the outer portion of phool makhana.
  2. If the phool makhana is quite old then you need to check the center portion of it by slit opening few pieces ,there may be some worms hiding inside.