Saffron Almond Ground Rice Pudding

Saffron Almond Ground Rice Pudding

Today I'm posting the recipe of "Kesar Badam Phirni" an traditional Indian Dessert, for phirni lovers .Phirni is originally a Mughlai dessert recipe .Phirni is an another variety of Aromatic Rice Pudding. Phirni should be served chilled.



4 serving(s)

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15 Minutes

15 Minutes



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Ingredients of Kesar Badam Phirni

Directions to make Kesar Badam Phirni in steps


  • Dry grind the basmati/gobindo bhog rice to make a coarse paste, in a spice grinder and keep aside. (You may use Suji/Sooji or Rava, but do not use rice flour)
  • Soak the almond to the water for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes peel the skin and grind them in spice grinder.
  • Now heat the ghee in a non-stick pan and roast the coarsely ground rice for couple of minutes.
  • Add milk to the pan and mix with the ground roasted rice very gently. Make sure there is no lump in the mixture. Now bring the mixture to a nice boil till it thickens .
  • Add the saffron threads, sugar and ground almond into the pan and mix well. Turn off the heat and add the rose water and mix with it.
  • Your "Phirni" is ready. Let the phirni completely cool. When it comes to the room temperature place it inside the refrigerator for 3-4 hours and serve chilled.
"Kesar Badam Phirni" with some chopped Almonds and Saffron on top.
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