Kesari Phirni Recipe

Kesari Phirni Recipe
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Kesari Phirni is a popular north Indian delicacy that is a sure winner with all sweet lovers. Learn how to make/prepare Kesari Phirni by following this easy recipe.
Kesari Phirni Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 120 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 50 g Basmati Rice (soaked)
  • 1 litre Milk
  • A few strands of Saffron (kesar)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • A few drops Rose Water
  • 1/2 tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • 8-10 Pistachios (chopped)
How to make Kesari Phirni:
  • In a shallow bottom pan, boil the milk and then simmer it in low flame till it reduces a little.
  • Take the soaked rice and grind it into a coarse paste. Add a little milk to it to thin its consistency.
  • Add the rice paste to the milk and cook, stirring continuously. Take care not to form any lumps.
  • Add saffron and sugar and cook till it thickens.
  • Now sprinkle green cardamom powder and rose water to it and mix well. Remove from heat.
  • Pour out in serving bowl and garnish with pistachios.
  • Serve chilled.