Recipe: Kesar Phirni


An easy to make rice and milk based sweet dish with a saffron flavour.


1 litre – Milk
50grams- Soaked Basmati rice
1 Cup – Sugar
½ tsp- Green Cardamom Powder
Rose water – To taste
8-10 – Pistachios Chopped
Kesar (Saffron) – To taste


– Bring the milk to Boil in a deep Pan
– Lower the heat and let it simmer until it reduces a little. Grind the soaked rice to a coarse paste

Add a little milk to it and mix to make a little thinner.

– Add the sugar to the remaining milk and keep boiling

 – Add the rice paste to the hot milk and stir continuously
 – Next add the cardamom powder and the rose water
Set aside in small matki’s

 Put it in the refrigerator serve warm or cold.

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