Vegan Makhana Kheer: To Curb your Cravings on a Cheat Day

Vegan Makhana Kheer: To Curb your Cravings on a Cheat Day


  • 2 cups almond milk
  • ¾ cups makhana (puffed lotus seeds)
  • ¼ cup brown rice (cooked and mashed)
  • 2-3 tbsp jaggery syrup/ powder
  • 1 Tbsp almonds , crushed
  • 1 Tbsp pistachios, crushed
  • 2 pinch Tsp cardamom powder
  • saffron (Few strands)


1. In a kadai, dry roast the makhanas till crisp and slice them into 2.

2. In a heavy bottomed vessel, add the makhanas, almond milk, saffron and rice and let it come to a boil, then lower the heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes till the milk thickens.

3. Now add he jaggery syrup/ powder, cardamom, ½ tbsp. of almonds and pistas each and boil for few more minutes.

4. Remove in bowls and garnish with remaining ½ tbsp. of almonds and pistas.

5. Serve warm


Healthiest kheer when it comes to nutrients and fiber. Also a great meal in itself. Does not cause insulin spikes and hormonal imbalances as its dairy free


Energy (Kcal) Carbs (gm) Protein (gm) Fat (gm) Fiber (gm)
1240 Kcal 226.2 gm 34.4 gm 22.6 gm 49 gm
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