Makhane ki kheer

"Makhane ki kheer is a simple, gluten-free dessert made with fox nuts, milk, and desiccated coconut. This easy Indian dessert is made especially during the Indian festival Navratri but you can enjoy it on any other day too."
-- @greenbowl2soul
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  • Recipe Card
Prep time 5mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 4

Recipe Card


  • 2 1/21 cups Fox nuts
  • 1 litre Full cream milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cups condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dry fruits
  • 1/8 teaspoons green cardamom powder
  • Sugar, if required- as per taste


  • Step 1

    Dry roast the fox nuts till they turn crunchy. It will take around 5 minutes. Keep around a cup of fox nuts aside and roughly crush the remaining.

  • Step 2

    Boil milk in a pot. Add dry fruits and green cardamom powder to it and cook for around 15-20 minutes on medium flame or till the milk starts thickening. Keep on stirring in between.

  • Step 3

    Add the desiccated coconut, and crushed fox nuts. Cook for another 8-10 minutes and then add the condensed milk, mix and cook for another 5 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Finally, add the uncrushed fox nuts and switch off the gas. Let the fox nuts soak some milk. Garnish with some chopped dry fruits. Serve hot, warm or chilled.

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