How to make Hershey’s Makhana Jelly Bhel at Home

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As we all know, Fox nuts (Makhana) are obtained from the perennial plant and is healthy, delicious and easy to prepare. It is often considered as auspicious and offered to God during religious functions.

No one can deny the actual benefits of fox nuts (makhana) and is ayurvedically proven. But do you know about about the recipe of Makhana which is child-centred and looks tempting? Hershey’s can always add a special twist to your daily food items.

You might be feeling hungry and excited after knowing all these facts. So without wasting a single minute lets see the ingredients and complete Hershey’s Makhana Jelly Bhel recipe, so you can easily make it at home.

Ingredients for Hershey’s Makhana Jelly Bhel

Fox Nuts (Makhana)1 Cup
Ghee2 tsp
Oil1 tbsp

For Strawberry Jelly

Beetroot Juice1 Cup
Hershey’s Strawberry Flavored Syrupas required
Agar Agar2 tbsp

For Caramel Jelly

Condensed Milk1/4 Cup
Hershey’s Caramel Flavored Syrup1/4 Cup
Agar Agar, Pinch of salt2 tbsp

For Chocolate Jelly

Milk1/2 Cup
Hershey’s Chocolate Flavored Syrup1/2 Cup
Agar Agar2 tbsp

For Nuts Seasoning

Cashewnuts (crushed)1 tbsp
Pistachios (crushed)1 tbsp
Almonds (crushed)1 tbsp
Sugar1 tsp
Black Peppercorns, Few strands of saffron1/2 tsp

How much time it will take?

Preparation timeTotal time
25 minutes25 minutes

Hershey’s Makhana Jelly Bhel Recipe

  1. Take a pan, heat ghee in the pan and roast the Makhana (fox nuts).
  2. For Strawberry Jelly, take a bowl to add beetroot juice, Hershey’s Strawberry flavoured syrup and agar agar. Mix it well.
  3. Heat the mixture till it boils strenuously for a minute.
  4. Pour the complete mixture in a tin and refrigerate it to get set.
  5. For Caramel Jelly, take condensed milk in a bowl and add Hershey’s Caramel flavoured Syrup.
  6. Add salt, agar agar and mix it well.
  7. Again heat the mixture till it boils strenuously for a minute.
  8. Pour this mixture in a tin and refrigerate the mixture to set it completely.
  9. For Chocolate Jelly, Mix milk, Hershey’s Chocolate flavoured syrup, agar agar and mix it well.
  10. Heat the mixture for a minute and turn of the flame.
  11. Pour the complete mixture in a tin and refrigerate it.
  12. Once all the flavoured jellies are ready, demould it and cut it into small cubes.
  13. Take a box or container with a lid and add the makhana, nut seasoning and toss it well.
  14. Add cubes of Strawberry jelly, caramel jelly and chocolate jelly in oil and add fox nuts and toss well.
  15. Your Makhana Jelly Bhel is ready and serves it in a bowl.

How to Make Makhana Jelly Bhel at Home | Video

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