Phirni Recipe

Phirni Recipe

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You\\\’ll gobble up this phirni recipe by the spoonful. The Indian version of rice pudding is made fragrant with basmati rice, cardamom, and saffron.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 1 hr


  • 2 tbsp basmati rice
  • water, for soaking
  • 4 cups full cream milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder, elachi powder
  • 2 tbsp saffron milk
  • dry fruits, chopped


  1. in a small bowl, soak basmati rice for 30 minutes then drain water. Blend rice to a coarse paste and set aside.
  2. In a thick bottomed pan or kadai, bring milk to a boil on low heat. Stir occasionally and simmer for 10 minutes or until milk thickens.
  3. Add rice paste. Simmer and stir for 5 minutes. Do not let lumps form. Cook until rice is completely cooked.
  4. Stir in sugar, saffron milk, and cardamom powder. Mix well until milk turns creamy and thick.
  5. Chill in the fridge. Serve with dried fruits on top.


  • Sugar: 49g
  • :
  • Calcium: 624mg
  • Calories: 453kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 775mg
  • Protein: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 192mg
  • Vitamin A: 815IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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