How to make Phirni/Firni Recipe, Indian Dessert Recipe in English


This is a recipe from North India, very tasty and filling.

You will need –

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 litres milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 almonds
  • any essence of your choice.

Method :

  1. Soak the rice in water for 8 hours. Drain and grind to a paste with a little water.
  2. Bring the milk to a boil, reduce the heat and add the rice paste, stirring all the time, to prevent sticking or boiling over.
  3. Soak the almonds in warm water for atleast half an hour, peel and cut in thin long slices.
  4. When the rice is cooked, add sugar and keep boiling, till mixture becomes quite thick.
  5. Remove, add essence, pour in a serving bowl and chill. Decorate with almond slices.

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