Phirni | How to make Phirni

By Faheema Delvi  |  10th Mar 2017  |  
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About Phirni Recipe

Phirni is a popular Indian sweet Dish which is a must on every occasion and feast. This dish is made of rice, full cream milk, and sugar and is very delicious.

Phirni, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Phirni by Faheema Delvi will definitely help you in its preparation. The Phirni can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking Phirni is few minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 5 people. The recipe details out how to make Phirni step by step. The detailed explanation makes Phirni so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Phirni can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Phirni from BetterButter.


Ingredients to make Phirni

  • Full cream Milk 2 litres
  • Long grained basmati rice 1/3 cup (soaked for 1 hour)
  • saffron few strands
  • sugar 1 cup
  • Green cardamom( elaichi) 4 to 5 pods (crushed)

How to make Phirni

  1. Drain the soaked rice and dry on a towel
  2. Grind the rice in a grinder to get a coarse powder
  3. Heat milk in a heavy bottomed pan and bring to a boil.
  4. Reserve 2 tbsp of milk in a bowl. Dry roast saffron strands for 10 seconds and soak it in reserved milk
  5. Simmer the milk and add ground rice in it and let it cook on medium flame.
  6. Keep stirring so that lumps don't form and cook for 15 to 20 minutes
  7. Now add dissolved saffron and mix well.
  8. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes and add sugar and mix well . Scrape the sides of vessel
  9. Add cardamom powder and cook for 4 to 5 minutes and turn off the heat
  10. Let it cool. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hrs and serve chilled

My Tip:

To get more flavours you may add nuts rose water

Reviews for Phirni (1)

Sheetal Sharma3 years ago

So delicious!

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