Phirni is a most popular dish for festival; phirni is simple rice pudding which is made by boiling the milk slowly. And very tasty you can serve cold phirni with fruits.
- 5 cups skimmed milk
- 1/3 cup granulated rice, soaked in hot water for 30 minutes
- 6 crushed chhoti elaichi, seeds only
- 3/4 cup chopped fruits
- 2 Tbsp pista, blanched and ground to a paste
- 1/4 tsp rose essence
- 10 almonds, blanched and shredded
- Sugar as your need
- sliver Vark to garnish
How to Make Phirni
Drain the rice and place in a blender, with a little bit of the milk and blend fine. Bring the milk to a boil, in a heavy- bottomed sauce pan.
Add the ground rice and bring it to boil again. Lower the heat and simmer, stirring all the time, till the whole thing becomes one well blended mass. Takes about 20-25 minutes Shut off the heat, and add the cardamom and sweetener.
After that add rose essence, and almonds Pour the white phirni into the serving bowl and refrigerate to set leaving the other half at room temperature.
garnish with the chopped fruits Cover with the vark, and refrigerate it to set. Serve chilled for your family and friends this festive season.