Phirni is a delicious creamy dessert made with broken rice combined with milk and my family loves it. The aroma of saffron and cardamom makes it even more delicious! Kesar means saffron and saffron adds richness to this sweet dish. It is also known as shahi phirni as saffron is added in it.
Check out the video to make it Shahi Phirni:
So, sharing a delicious pudding recipe with you all today. Hope you make it and share the feedback with me.
Phirni / Rice Pudding
- 2-3 tbsp Basmati rice - 1/4 cup
- 2 cups Full cream Milk
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 2 Green Cardamom
- 8-10 Saffron strands
- 2 tbsp Crushed pistachios for garnishing
- condensed milk
Clean the rice and soak for 1 hour in some water. Drain the water and grind this rice.
Soak the saffron strands in 2 tbsp warm milk.
Heat milk in a thick bottomed pan when the milk starts boiling, lower the flame and add the grounded rice.
Keep stirring and cook on a low flame. Do not cover the pan.
Remove the outer layer of green cardamoms and powder it in a mortar and pestle.
When the rice is almost cooked, add sugar, condensed milk and saffron.
Stir and cook for 5 more minutes till it becomes creamy and thickens.
Add cardamom powder and stir it. Transfer the content in a serving bowl and refrigerate.
Garnish with some crushed pistachios before serving.