Pistachio Phirni (Rice Pudding) – Manjula’s Kitchen

Pistachio Phirni is a well-liked North Indian dessert. This can be a scrumptious creamy eggless pudding. Phirni is made with rice, milk and sugar, and has great creamy texture. Components are the identical as Rice Kheer however the style could be very completely different. That is a simple recipe to make.

Recipe will serve 6.

Pistachio Phirni Recipe by ManjulaComponents:

  • 1/4 cup rice
  • 3-1/4 cups of milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Few strings of saffron
  • 6 cardamom pods shelled and crushed
  • 1/4 cup pistachios


  1. Wash rice and soak it for about half an hour.
  2. Drain the water. Mix rice to a superb texture including few spoons of milk as wanted to mix. Add about ¼ cup of milk to make a runny batter. Maintain apart.
  3. Soak the pistachios in sizzling water for at the least 10 minutes, whereas water continues to be heat drain the water and rub the pistachio with paper towel and take away the pores and skin and dry them. Slice or crush the pistachios and hold apart.
  4. Boil the milk on heavy backside pan over medium excessive warmth; moist the pan earlier than including the milk to keep away from the milk burning in backside of the pan.
  5. After milk begin to boil decrease the warmth to medium and let it simmer for about 12 minutes.
  6. 6. Add rice to the boiling milk slowly and hold stirring constantly, ensuring rice doesn’t grow to be lumpy, milk will grow to be thick. Let it boil for about 3-4 minutes stirring constantly.
  7. Subsequent add the sugar, cardamom powder, saffron and pistachios save about 1 tablespoon of pistachios for garnishing.
  8. Let it boil for one more 4-5 minutes over low medium warmth whereas stirring constantly, it will likely be consistency of thick batter. Flip off the warmth.
  9. Shift the Phirni to the serving bowl whereas it’s nonetheless sizzling as Phirni begin getting thick because it cools. Garnish with pistachios.
  10. Serve chill!

Initially posted 2013-06-28 22:55:38.

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