Makuti | How to make Makuti

By Sanuber Ashrafi  |  28th Apr 2016  |  
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About Makuti Recipe

Makuti is a traditional sweet dish of Bihar. Bihari cuisine is a combination of Bhojpuri cuisine, Maithil cuisine and Magahi cuisine. The original version of makuti is prepared during Muslim marriages in Bihar, mostly in Patna. It is served in a special bowl called 'dhakni'. In the marriage dinners of Bihar, hundreds of these makuti filled dhaknis are arranged in a row on the tables for people, to have them dessert. You can find this dish on the streets of Bihar but it is really very difficult to find it anywhere else than Bihar. Vegans can also prepare this dessert using coconut oil.

The delicious and mouthwatering Makuti is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Makuti is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Makuti. Sanuber Ashrafi shared Makuti recipe which can serve 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Makuti. Try this delicious Makuti recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Sanuber Ashrafi of Makuti by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Makuti can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Makuti with other users


Ingredients to make Makuti

  • moong dal - 30 gm
  • Full fat milk -1 litre
  • elaichi powder - 1/2 tsp
  • sugar- 150 gm
  • Condensed milk or Amul Mithai Mate - 200 ml
  • Dry fruit flakes - 2 tsp
  • Rose water - 1 tbsp
  • Mitha Atar - 3 drops

How to make Makuti

  1. Soak the moong dal for 30 minutes. Pressure cook it on a low flame for 10 minutes.
  2. Boil milk on a low flame till it becomes thick.
  3. Cook the boiled moong dal in milk till it's semi dry. Then add elaichi powder.
  4. Add the sugar and condensed milk and stir. Add roughly ground dry fruits and cook till it forms a thick paste.
  5. Then add rose water and mitha atar before removing from the fire.
  6. Put it in serving bowls and garnish it with dry fruit flakes.
  7. Let it cool and serve it chilled.

My Tip:

Put it immediately in a serving bowl after removing it from the fire and serve it chilled.

Reviews for Makuti (2)

Salik Khan2 months ago


Rizwana Waqas3 months ago

Very different recipe. Was very curious to know how to cook this Bihari dessert

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