How to make Oats Phirni -

Oats replaces rice in this unusual phirni.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rolled oats (रोल्ड ओट्स ), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Oats Phirni

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 3-3.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Oats Phirni Recipe

  • Rolled oats 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Milk 3 cups

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 7-8

  • Pistachios blanched and slivered 7-8

  • Cardamom powder a pinch

  • saffron strands 8-10

Method

Step 1

Bring milk to the boil in a medium sized nonstick pan.

Step 2

Meanwhile, grind the rolled oats to a fine powder and set aside.

Step 3

Once the milk starts boiling add the powdered oats and keep stirring constantly to avoid any lumps.

Step 4

Once the oats are cooked and the mixture is slightly thick, add sugar and stir till it is completely dissolved.

Step 5

Mix the saffron in warm water and add to the oats mixture. Also add the cardamom powder and half of the almond and pistachio slivers and remove from the heat.

Step 6

Garnish with the remaining almond and pistachio slivers and refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Serve chilled.

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