Sunday, March 6, 2011

Phirni

Phirni is a kind of kheer made from rice and milk. This dessert of rice is thickened in milk, set in earthenware cups with nuts.It is a tradition in Bangladesh to serve Phirni in Eid days for Muslims.The dish is mostly consumed at Muslim weddings and prepared on the feasts of Eid ul Fitr.Mostly eaten in  majority areas of North India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This can be prepared in flavors of mango,saffron etc. Tahemeem should know more on this recipe..Are you there dear!!...
Coming to recipe..


Ingredients:
  • 5 tbsps Basmati rice soaked in water and made into fine paste,
  • 1 ltr low skimmed milk,
  • pinch of cardamom powder,
  • 1 cup sugar,
  • 10-15 pistachios,blanched,peeled and sliced,
  • pinch of saffron color.



Procedure:
  1. Bring milk to a boil. Add rice paste dissolved in a little water or cold milk. 
  2. Cook till rice is completely cooked, stirring constantly otherwise it forms lumps.
  3. Add saffron and mix well.
  4. Now add sugar and cardamom powder and cook till sugar is completely dissolved. 
  5. Pour into earthenware and garnish with pistachios. 
  6. Chill in a refrigerator for an hour before serving. 



4 comments:

  1. wow, i just want to have it

    lakshmi

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  2. come on.. You are always welcome Lakshmi..

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  3. Thats looks so delicious and tempting.. slurp...
    and coming to phirni knowledge.. u know me.. i know less than you know :D You have done a great job... :)

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