Rice Phirni

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Feb. 22, 2014

Creamy rice based Indian dessert which is easy to make and liked by all.


Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Basmati rice 3 Tablespoon
Water 50 Milliliter
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Sliced almonds 1 Teaspoon
Chopped cashew nuts 1 Teaspoon
Saffron 2 Gram
Warm water 1 Teaspoon



1. In a bowl, soak rice in water for 40 minutes.

2. In blender, add the soaked rice along with the water and blend into a smooth paste.


3. In a pan, pour milk and let it simmer over low flame for 4-5 minutes.

4. Add 60 ml of warm milk into the rice paste and stir well.

5. Once the milk comes to a simmer add the rice milk paste, stir constantly and cook until the phirni becomes little thick.

6. Add sugar, stir constantly and cook until sugar dissolves.

7. Dissolve saffron in warm water and add it to the pan. Stir well. Remove the pan from flame, let cool and then place in fridge for a couple of hours.


8. Garnish with almonds, cashew nuts and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 484Calories from Fat 153

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 183 mg7.63%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 49 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet