Phirni( Creamy Rice Pudding)

Phirni is very delicious North Indian dessert. Coarse grain rice paste is cooked in milk and flavored with nuts and saffron, till thick .

Ingredients (For- 4 serving )

  • Milk – 1 liter
  • Rice – 2 tbsp
  • Saffron – Some threads
  • Cardamon powder – 1tsp
  • Sugar  – 1/2 cup
  • Rose water – 1 tsp(Optional)
  • Almond – 8 to 10
  • Almond powder – 2 tsp
  • Cashew nut – 4 to 6
  • Cashew nut powder -2 tsp


Step 1-Wash and soak basmati rice  for 25 minutes also soak saffron in 1 tsp milk then keep aside. Grind soaked rice and make coarse paste.

Step 2 -Heat deep nonstick pan and add coarse grain rice paste, milk and boil it. After boiling reduce flame and cook it for 10 minutes till rice cooked completely with continuous stirring. Add sugar and mix it proper. Add  saffron milk, cardamom powder, cashew nut powder, almond powder and mix well, cook till is gets reduces to 1/3 of original quantity. Add rose water, cashew nut, almond and mix well, switch off flame. Refrigerate it for 1-2 hours.

Serve chilled.


  • Use quantity and type of dry fruits  on your choice.
  • Cashew nut ,almond powder  totally mix with milk and give perfect creamy taste so please don’t avoid it.

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