Quick n Easy Recipe for PHIRNI

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October 22, 2015


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Rich creamy nutty, with a hint of grainy texture and served chilled…Mmmm that’s how I like my fav dessert…PHIRNI!
Presenting a quick n easy to follow recipe to sweeten your any celebration! 🙂

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Method:
Wash 1/2 cup rice and microwave covered for 5 minutes with 1 cup water.
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Drain and grind with some milk (about 1 cup or so) and 1/2 cup almonds to a paste.
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I like it one grade less than smooth…just a tiny bit grainy.
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Boil 1/2 gallon milk (about 8 cups), add the rice & nut paste and a few strands of saffron.
Cook stirring frequently till mix just begins to coat back of spoon.
Then add sugar (About 1 1/2 cup) & ground green cardamom to taste.
Pour into serving ware…here u see me showing off my new Kullhar!
Decorate with sliced almonds, pistachios and chandi ka Varakh….chill for a few hours till nicely set and…..Ennnnjoy!!

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For Easy No-Fuss Crockpot PHIRNI
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And here’s sharing a little poem….I wrote on the occasion of HOLI celebrating my fav Indian dessert! 🙂

Ho jaye HOLI ki shuruaat
kuch meethe ke saath
Jaise ghule mooh mein
Yeh malaidar PHIRNI
Pyar basse hamare
Rishton mein bhi
Bhool chale sab gile shikve
Aao kare harsh-ullas
Sangh khelain HOLI
Lal peele hare gulabi
Rangon ke saath!

11 comments on “Quick n Easy Recipe for PHIRNI

  1. August 8, 2014 neha

    Can u please let me know, how much sugar to add?

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    • August 13, 2014 ruchiairen

      Sugar will be according to personal taste. Start with less, taste as you go along…

      Reply
  2. August 8, 2014 Amruta

    I don’t have microwave, how else can I do it? Should I cook it in cooker or boil it for 5 mins?

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    • August 13, 2014 ruchiairen

      Yes u can

      Reply
  3. August 8, 2014 Pretti

    You are an amazing cook and I am inspired by it. Thank you for all recipes.

    Reply
  4. October 22, 2015 Sri

    I loved the recipe and will defined try but can yoh please tell me Where can i buy the kulhar and chandi ki varakh in NJ area ?

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    • November 8, 2015 ruchiairen

      Mine are sourced from India

      Reply
  5. October 29, 2015 Madhuri

    Suerb Ruchi.. somehow i missed this post on ED

    Reply

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