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Phirni

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Ingredients
  Milk 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Basmati rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 5 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Sugar Plus 1 Tbsp More, Or To Taste)
  Almonds 4 , shredded (Badaam)
  Green pistachios 6 , shredded (Pistas)
  Pistachios 6 , shredded (Green Pistas)
  Silver leaves 2 Small
  Silver leaf 2 Small
  Green cardamoms 3 , powdered (Choti Elaichi)
  Rose petals 4 (For Decoration)
Directions

1. Soak rice for about an hour in a little water. Drain and grind with 4-5 tbsp of water to a very smooth paste. Mix rice paste with 1/2 cup milk and make it thinner. Keep aside.
2. Mix the rice paste with all the milk in a clean, heavy bottomed pan.
3. Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously till it boils. Cook, stirring constantly again for 2-3 minutes more to get a mixture of creamy consistency.
4. Add sugar and cardamom powder and mix well for a few seconds.
5. Remove from heat. Pour the mixture into 6 small silver or ramekins. Chill. Decorate each bowl with a few shredded nuts and rose petals.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Milk
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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