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Makhane Ke Kheer | Lotus or Foxnut Seeds Pudding

A delicious pudding made of Makhana (Fox nut or lotus nut seeds), most commonly consumed during fasting days of Navratri
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People
Calories 619 kcal


  • 1 Cup Foxnut / Lotus seeds / Makhanas
  • 1 Teaspoon Ghee / Clarified Butter
  • 3 Cup Full Fat Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Condensed Milk
  • 10 Cashews Chopped (Optional)
  • 10 Almonds Chopped (Optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon Chironjee Optional
  • 10-12 Raisins Optional
  • 3-4 Strands Saffron Optional
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder Optional


  • Heat the ghee in a pan / kadhai and add the lotus seeds to it. Roast these seeds on a low flame for 2-3 minutes till they turn crisp.
  • Switch off the flame and grind them in a grinding jar to a coarse mixture. Keep aside.
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  • Boil the milk in another pan and let it reduce to a two-third. Add coarsely crushed lotus seeds and all the dry fruits and mix them well.
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  • Cook this for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the condensed milk, saffron and Cardamom powder and switch off the flame. Mix it well. In case you do not have these, you may skip it. Adding these surely adds to taste.
  • Garnish with some chopped dry fruits and serve.
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  • You can add any dry-fruits of your choice.
  • Do not grind the roasted Foxnut seeds to a fine powder.  Just do them coarsely.
  • You can add sugar in place of Condensed milk. Two tablespoons should be enough for the quantity in this recipe.


Nutrition Facts
Makhane Ke Kheer | Lotus or Foxnut Seeds Pudding
Amount Per Serving
Calories 619 Calories from Fat 540
% Daily Value*
Fat 60g92%
Saturated Fat 36g225%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 151mg50%
Sodium 88mg4%
Potassium 328mg9%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 341IU7%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 228mg23%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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