October 6, 2022

Rice Phirni

Rice Phirni is a sweet and melting dessert which is equally loved by all. Sometimes confused to rice kheer because of the use of rice grains, yet there is slight difference. Lets have a look to the recipe.


  • 2 tbsp basmati rice
  • water for soaking
  • 1 litre milk, full cream
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • 2 tbsp saffron milk
  • few dry fruits, chopped

How to make Rice Phirni

  • firstly, soak 2 tbsp of basmati rice for 30 minutes.
  • discard the water and blend rice to coarse paste. keep aside.
  • now in a large kadai boil 1 litre milk.
  • stir occasionally, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • keep the flame on low till milk thickens.
  • now add in prepared coarse rice paste.
  • stir it continuously for 5 minutes without forming any lumps
  • simmer for another 5 minutes stirring in between.
  • boil the milk till the rice gets cooked completely.
  • further add ¼ cup of sugar and 2 tbsp saffron milk.
  • mix well till the milk thickens and turn creamy.
  • add in cardamom powder and mix well.
  • transfer the mixture into a bowl and refrigerate it.
  • finally, serve chilled phirni garnished with few chopped nuts.

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