Makhana Chena delicious | How to make Makhana Chena delicious

By Ruchi Mathur  |  20th Sep 2016  |  
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About Makhana Chena delicious Recipe

Chena and crushed makhana. Cooked in rose and saffron flavored milk, garnished with dry fruits.

Makhana Chena delicious is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Makhana Chena delicious has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Ruchi Mathur is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Makhana Chena delicious recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Makhana Chena delicious is 20 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Makhana Chena delicious is perfect to serve 5 people. Makhana Chena delicious is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Makhana Chena delicious. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Makhana Chena delicious by commenting on this page below!

Makhana Chena delicious

Ingredients to make Makhana Chena delicious

  • 50 gm makhana
  • 2 litre milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 - 4 tablespoon sugar
  • 50 gm ghee
  • A pinch of cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon almond
  • A pinch of saffron
  • 1 teaspoon rose water or kewra water

How to make Makhana Chena delicious

  1. Boil the milk and keep half of the quantity aside.
  2. Lower the flame and simmer the rest of the milk, put lemon juice drop by drop to curdle it.
  3. Strain through a muslin cloth or a fine strainer. Keep it aside.
  4. Blanch pista and almond, slice and keep aside.
  5. Soak the saffron in about 20 ml milk.
  6. Break the makhana into pieces. Take a pan, put ghee and then add broken makhana into it. Roast it gently for about 2 minutes.
  7. Pour the makhanas in the rest of the milk and keep it to boil.
  8. When it comes to a boil, slightly mash the chena and put into boiling milk. Cook it gently on low flame stirring in between.
  9. Add saffron milk, rose water or kewda water and cardamom powder into it.
  10. When it thickens adds sugar and mix it well. When it becomes rabdi consistency, turn off the flame.
  11. Pour the mixture in 5 serving bowls and garnish it with sliced almond and pista.
  12. Keep in refrigerator for about 2 hours and serve chilled.

My Tip:

Cook it gently on low flame stirring well in between.

Reviews for Makhana Chena delicious (2)

BetterButter Editorial2 years ago

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Ruchi Mathur2 years ago