Phirni - rice pudding

4 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
4 cups/1 quart/1 litre whole milk

1/4 cup rice

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder

10 almonds slivered

10-12 pistachios chopped


  • Soak rice in about 2 cups of water for about 1 hour.
  • Now drain the rice and grind it with as little water almost to a grainy texture.
  • Take a thick bottomed pan and add milk and sugar.
  • Mix it well and bring to a boil. Now add the freshly ground rice slowly stirring continuously as you do not want any lumps to form.
  • Keeping it on medium flame stir until it starts to thicken. Almost takes 15-20 minutes.
  • Now add the cardamom powder , slivered almonds and pistachios and mix well.
  • Get it off the flame and pour it into the serving bowls. Garnish with almonds and pistachios.
  • Chill it for a while and serve.


Phirni - Rice Pudding, photo 1
Phirni - Rice Pudding, photo 2


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