How to make Kesari Phirni with Nutty Caramel Discs

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Basmati Rice (बासमती चावल), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Desserts


For more recipes related to Kesari Phirni with Nutty Caramel Discs checkout Zafrani Pulao, Meethe Chawal, Kesari Phirni, Rice Pudding With Figs And Dates . You can also find more Desserts recipes like Chocolate Wontons, Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares, Dark Chocolate Balls, Sweet Mango Pulao.

Kesari Phirni with Nutty Caramel Discs

Kesari Phirni with Nutty Caramel Discs Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kesari Phirni with Nutty Caramel Discs Recipe

  • Basmati Rice a pinch

  • Milk soaked 150 grams

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Mixed nuts chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Poppy seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Castor sugar 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Milkmaid 1 cup (400 gms)


Step 1

Boil milk in a deep non-stick pan.

Step 2

Caramelize castor sugar in another non-stick pan, stirring once a while.

Step 3

Add cardamom powder and saffron to milk. Stir well, cover and let it reduce.

Step 4

Add Milkmaid, stir to mix and let it reduce further.

Step 5

Place the soaked rice in a food processor and grind coarsely. Add ground rice to the reducing milk mixture, stir to mix and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes.

Step 6

Add chopped nuts and poppy seeds in the caramelized sugar and mix well.

Step 7

Pour the nutty caramel mixture on a silicon sheet and spread evenly. Use a medium cookie cutter and make round impressions on it and set aside till completely set.

Step 8

Put the phirni into individual earthenware (kasore) and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Step 9

Place the nutty caramel discs on top and serve chilled.

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