Easy Phirni Recipe : Indian Desserts
Phirni : Rice Dessert Recipe
Serves : 4
Basmati Rice – 50g
Water 2 tablespoons
Few saffron strands dissolved in 1-2 tablespoons hot milk
Rosewater 1 tablespoon
Kewra (Screwpine Essence ) 4 drops ( Optional)
Silver Foil / Chaandi ka Vark
Dried Rose Petals
Slivered Pistachios & Almonds
1.Start by soaking rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain waiter and grind to a coarse grainy paste.
2.Boil milk, then lower flame and add prepared rice paste from step 1. Once you add the rice paste keep whisking and dont leave the milk unattended! 🙂
3.After 3-4 minutes of constant whisking add the saffron dissolved in milk. Next add the sugar and keep whisking for another 5-7 minutes or until the mixture is thick .
4. Turn off flame and add the rosewater and kewra essence.
5.While the phirni mixture is hot pour into terracotta bowls that have been soaked in water and dried / in any serving bowl of your choice. Garnish with silver foil , rose petals, slivers of pistachios and almonds.
6. Let the phirni come to room temperature and then refrigerate for 2 hours or until serving time .