Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe

Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe

Ingredients for Kesar Pista Phirni

  • Rice  - 80 grams (a little less than 1/2 cup)
  • Milk - 1 litre full cream
  • Saffron(kesar) - 20 to 25 pieces
  • Pistachios(pista) - 10 to 12 (finely chopped)
  • Cashew nuts - 10 to 12 (cut into small pieces)
  • Sugar - 75 grams (1/3 cup)
  • Elaichi(cardamon) - 3 to 4 (peel and crush finely)

How to make Kesar Pista Phirni

Clean rice, wash and soak in water for 30 minutes. Remove water from rice and grind it to a lightly thick paste.

Heat milk in a heavy based utensil. After the milk comes to boil put the rice paste in it and cook till this mixture comes to boil again(stir continuously).

On a low flame till cook till Phirni becomes thick and rice gets cooked. Stir Phirni in every 2 minutes.

Put sugar, cashew nut pieces and saffron in some milk and mix. Cook Phirni till sugar dissolves. Phirni is ready. Turn off the gas. Put Elaichi powder and mix well.

Take out Phirni in a bowl and garnish with chopped pistachios or pour Phirni in small bowls and garnish with chopped pistachios. Keep these bowls filled with Phirni in the fridge to cool. Serve chilled and delicious Kesar Pista Phirni for dessert after dinner.

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The only difference between Badam Phirni and Badami Phirni is that after Badam Phirni is prepared chopped almonds are put on top. Whereas for Badami Phirni almonds are first soaked then peeled and mixed while cooking the Phirni.

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