Phirni is a wonderful dessert made with rice,milk,sugar,soaked badam,pista and saffron. It is a punjabi dessert. They prepare in long grain basmati rice and serve in earthen clay pot. They make lot of variation in the phirni. I specially prepared Strawberry phirni and traditional phirni for Ramzan. This is an easy and simple dessert. Any one can make easily with minimum ingredients.
- Milk – ½ litre
- Basmati rice – 2 tbl sp
- Sugar – 1/3 cup
- Badam – 4
- Cardamom – ¼ tsp
- Strawberry – 6
- Pista – 5
Wash and soak the rice for half an hour. Then grind it in the mixie coarsely. Boil milk in a pan.
When it comes to the bubbling stage, add coarsely ground rice and cook well. Soak badam and pista. Peel and cut into thin slices.
When the rice is well cooked add sugar, cardamom powder and badam.
Chop strawberry finely and keep 2 for garnishing. When the sugar melts add chopped strawberry and cook well.
Finally garnish with pista and strawberry slices and serve hot or cold.
You can use tinned strawberry also.