Punjabi Phirni

Punjabi Phirni

Phirni is a wonderful, creamy dessert made with ground rice combined with milk, cream, sugar and some saffron strands for flavouring.

    Other ingredients:
  • a few Kesar
  • 1 ltr Milk
  • 4 tbsp long grained Basmati Rice
  • 6 tbsp sugar

For The Garnish:

  • a few chopped Badam
  • a few Chopped Pista
  • Kesar
  • Method:
    • Dry roast the Kesar in a pan for 20 seconds. Add 2 tbsp of milk and keep aside.
    • Soak basmati rice in water for about 1 hour.
    • Drain, wash and drain again. Pat dry on an absorbent kitchen towel and blend in a mixer to a coarse powder.
    • Add ½ cup of milk and mix well to make a paste.
    • Boil the rest of the milk and gently stir in the rice paste.
    • Cook for about 15 minutes on a low flame, while stirring continuously.
    • Add the sugar and kesar mixture and simmer for a few minutes.Refrigerate for at least 2 hour.
    • Serve chilled garnished with almonds, pista and kesar.