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Makhana ki kheer/ Lotus seed pudding

Makhana ki kheer is a delicious, creamy and tasty dessert. It is usually made during Navratris in North India.

Course sweets
Cuisine Indian
Keyword makhana ki kheer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Bhawana Singh


  • 2 cups makhana
  • 5 cups milk
  • 6 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoon dry coconut grated
  • 2 tablespoon cut dry fruits like cashew/almond/pista
  • 1 tablespoon silvered pista
  • 1 edible silver leaf


  1. First of all dry roast makhana till they became crisp, Remove from the flame and crush them slightly.

  2.  Now heat the milk in a heavy bottom pan and when it starts boiling add crushed makhana.

  3.  Cook at least for 20 min. Keep stirring it as it gets to burn at the bottom as cooking progressed.

  4. Add cut dry fruits and grated dry coconut. mix well and cook as per your desired thickness.
  5. Remove from the fire garnish with pista and silver leaf.
  6. Server hot or cold. It tastes awesome both ways. we love the chilled one :).