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Navratri special – low fat Makhana Kheer

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Skimmed milk- 1 lt

Makhanas (puffed lotus seeds) – ¼ cup

Almonds chopped- 2 tsp

Pistachios crushed- 2 tsp

Cardamom powder- ½ tsp

Sugar/jaggery- 2 tbs

Method-

In a deep vessel, pour in the milk, break the makhanas into smaller pieces, add them to the milk and let it simmer for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours without covering, till the milk boils down and the seeds are soft.

Add the sugar and stir for a few minutes.

Add the pistachios, almonds and cardamom powder, stir well again.

Serve hot or cold, as you like.

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