Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert

Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored  Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert


Happy to all my readers. :) Let me begin the year with a sweet dish.Phirni is an Indian dessert where rice is slow cooked, sweetened, flavored and served chilled.One can make this dessert plain or with any seasonal fruits.I have already post rose phirni , mango phirni, Chocolate phirni. To add to my collection here is another one with kesar/saffron.

Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored  Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert



Actually, it is prepared with rice but here I took a shortcut and used rice flour to make it.Also, all my phirnis are by the same method only.As a sweet may all things be sweet and happy this new year.
Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored  Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert

Preparation time: 2mins
Cooking time15mins
Chilling time: 2-3 hours

Ingredients:
  • Milk-1 cup+1\4 cup
  • Saffron- generous pinch
  • Rice flour-2 tbsp
  • Sugar-1\4 cup (adjust)
  • Pistachio nuts -to garnish
  • Silver Vrak (optional)-to decorate
Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored  Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert

Method:

1.Soak saffron in 1\4 cup warm milk.

Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored  Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert

2.Mix rice flour with water to make a paste without lumps.


3.Heat milk.When the milk boils add the saffron milk and rice paste to it.Keep stirring without any lumps.


4.Then add sugar and reduce till it thickens, Switch off.


5.Transfer into serving glass and top with the nut.Chill in the refrigerator.


Decorate with silver vrak and serve.

Kesar Phirni | Saffron Flavored  Rice Pudding | Indian Dessert

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