Mawa Kheer
Mawa Kheer

Mawa Kheer

Prep: 15 mins
COOK: 15 MINS
Quite Easy
Serves: 8

Similar to rice pudding and adorned with raisins, almonds, and cashewnuts, this decadent treat, often eaten during Diwali but makes a great special pudding any time.

Mawa Kheer
Delicious and authentic! We made this recipe - it was delicious. My husband says it is as good as his mum's - high praise indeed!
Fionajk42 

Pine nuts

10g

Safron strands

3

Lotus seeds (makhana)

50g

Raisins

50g

Cashew nuts, chopped

50g

Blanched almonds, chopped

25g

Cardamom powder

1tsp

Semi-skimmed milk

450ml

Ghee

40g

Step 1 of 3

Mix together condensed milk and fresh milk, add the saffron and set aside.

Step 2 of 3

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 dried fruits until golden brown.

Step 3 of 3

Add the crushed makhana (seeds) and fruit to the condensed milk mixture and bring to a boil, simmer till thick and creamy. Add the cardamom powder, mix well and remove from heat. Serve hot or cold.

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