Similar to rice pudding and sprinkled with raisins, almonds, and cashews, this decadent treat, often made for special occasions such as Ramadan, Holi or Diwali, makes a great special pudding any time. Try this Mawa Kheer recipe and discover an easy and quick dessert to impress your friends and family at home.

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Prep time: 10 mins.
Cook time: 5 mins.
Total time: 15 mins.
Servings: 8

What you need


10g Pine nuts
3 Saffron strands
50g Lotus seeds (makhana)
50g Raisins
50g Cashew nuts, chopped
25g Blanched almonds, chopped
1tsp Cardamom powder
450ml Semi-skimmed milk
40g Ghee

How to prepare


1 Mix your ingredients

Mix together NESTLÉ® full cream sweetened condensed milk and fresh milk, add the saffron and set aside.

2 Fry the seeds and the fruits

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.

3 Add seeds and fruits to the condensed milk

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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