Kesar Phirni Recipe is a delicious Indian Sweet or Dessert which is very easy to make and tastes great. Make it this festive season using this easy video recipe.
Here is a video to make Kesar Phirni Recipe
Phirni is an Indian dessert/sweet dish that is made using milk, rice, and loads of dried fruits. Phirni has many flavors and is a favorite across the length and breadth of India.
Made with different ingredients and exuding different tastes, Phirni is a dense dessert. Kesar Phirni Recipe is one of the flavors of this dessert that is liked by everyone at my home. I liked serving Kesar Phirni in kullads or earthen pots so that the raw, rustic flavors of these small earthen pots blends with dessert.
It is said that serving the sweet dish in earthen pots literally enhances its flavor! Kesar Phirni Recipe is mostly made at home during festivals and auspicious occasions. Some of my friends literally wait for the day when I make Kesar Phirni, they like it so much!
As its creamy and succulent in texture, Kesar Phirni Recipe really sets up the mood for quality conversations. As August has already arrived, the festivals are about to kickstart, so you can make a plan to prepare all your favourite sweets and desserts including Kesar Phirni.
To make Kesar Phirni, rice is soaked in water for a few minutes and then ground into a coarse paste. It is then added to milk and reduced until nicely thickened. Addition of saffron gives this Phirni a delicious flavour and fragrence. Here’s its recipe:
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Kesar Phirni Recipe
Kesar Phirni Recipe
Kesar Phirni Recipe is a delicious Indian Sweet or Dessert which is very easy to make and tastes great. Make it this festive season.
- 1 litre Full Fat Milk
- 3 tbsp Rice
- 1 tsp Ghee
- 15-20 strands Saffron
- 1/2 cup Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Rose water
- Almond and Pistachio Slivers for Garnishing
Wash and soak rice for an hour.
Drain the water and blend the rice in a blender to make a coarse paste.
Add very little water if required.
In a heavy bottom pan, add ghee.
When the ghee is hot, add the milk.
Add the rice and saffron to the milk.
Simmer the heat and cook till the milk is reduced to 1/2 and phirni has reached the desired consistency.
Keep in mind that it will further thicken on cooling.
Add sugar and rose water.
Transfer the phirni into earthen bowls.( or regular if not available )
Garnish with slivered almonds and pistachios.
Chill for a few hours before serving.