Phirni, is a classic north indian sweet made using ground rice combined with milk, sugar and some cardamom powder for flavouring.
|Basmathi rice||4 Tablespoon ((long grained rice, soaked for 1 hour and drained))|
|Full fat milk||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Cardamom powder||1/2 Teaspoon ((elaichi))|
|Almond slivers||1 Tablespoon|
Blend the rice in a mixer to a coarse paste without using any water. Keep aside.
Boil the milk in a deep non-stick pan on a medium flame.
Add the rice paste, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 15 minutes, while stirring continuously and scraping the sides of the pan.
Increase the flame to medium and cook it for another 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally and scraping the sides of the pan.
Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously and scraping the sides of the pan.
Switch off the flame, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Keep aside to cool completely.
Once cooled, refrigerate it for at least 1 hour.
Serve chilled garnished with almond slivers.