Mawa Kheer

Similar to rice pudding and adorned with raisins, almonds, and cashewnuts, this decadent treat, often eaten during Diwali, will spruce up any evening dessert.
Serves: 8
  • 200g Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk,
  • 10g pine nuts,
  • 3 safron strands,
  • 50g lotus seeds (makhana),
  • 50g raisins,
  • 50g cashew nuts (chopped),
  • 25g blanched almonds (chopped),
  • 5ml cardamom powder,
  • 450ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 40g ghee
  • Very easy

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  • Prep time
    15 mins

    Cook time
    15 mins

Each serving typically contains

  • Energy 1099kJ 263kcal 13%
  • Fat 13.8g 20%
  • Saturates 6.0g 30%
  • Sugars 22.4g 25%
  • Salt 0.19g 3%

of an adult's Reference Intake (RI)*
Energy per 100g: 1226kJ/293kcal
*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal).
Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.

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Here's how easy it is...
  1. Mix together Carnation Sweetened Condensed Milk and milk, add saffron and keep aside.
  2. Heat ½ tbsp ghee and fry the lotus seeds for a minute, remove from pan. Cool and crush the seeds. Heat remaining ghee and fry all the dry fruits until golden brown.
  3. Add the crushed makhana and fried dry fruits to the Carnation Sweet Condensed Milk mixture and bring to a boil, simmer till thick and creamy. Add the cardamom powder, mix well and remove from fire. Serve hot or cold.

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