Plain Phirni

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 3 cups - milk.
  • 3 tbsp - rice washed and soaked in water for 2 hours.
  • 3/4 cup - sugar.
  • 1 tbsp - almonds, blanched and slivered.
  • 1 tbsp - pistachios, peeled and slivered.
  • 3/4 tsp - cardamom powdered.
  • 1/4 tsp - kewra, saffron, or ice cream essence as desired.
  • silver foil (optional).

How to Make Plain Phirni

  • Grind rice to a fine, smooth paste and keep aside.
  • Boil the milk on a high flame in a heavy deep pan.
  • Slowly pour in the rice paste, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Stir and cook till mixture is thick.
  • Add sugar and stir to dissolve.
  • Mix cardamom in 1 tsp cold milk or water and mix into mixture.
  • Mix in essence, pista and almonds, saving some for garnishing.
  • Pour mixture into a glass bowl or individual bowls.
  • Cool, chill till it looks set.
  • Garnish with silver foil and remaining chopped almonds and pistachios.