Easy to make Mango Phirni
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6
  • Whole milk- 4 cups
  • Basmati rice- ¼ cup soaked in water for 30 mins
  • Sugar- ¾ cup (or use ½ cup condensed milk)
  • Cardamom powder- ¼ tsp
  • Saffron- 2 pinches soaked in 1 tbsp water
  • Dried nuts, chopped- ¼ cup (I used almonds & pistachios)
  • Mango puree- 1 cup
  • Pistachios, chopped- to garnish
  1. Soak basmati rice in water for 30 minutes till it turns soft. Grind along with ¼ cup water or milk to a coarse grainy paste. Keep aside.
  2. Place a wide non-stick cooking pan over medium heat, add milk, let it come to a slight boil. Simmer and let cook till milk has thickened and reduced to half of its original quantity.
  3. Add ground basmati rice, combine well.
  4. Add cardamom powder, saffron and sugar or condensed milk.
  5. Combine well and keep stirring till rice has cooked well, keep stirring else lumps will form.
  6. Add dried nuts, cook for a few minutes.
  7. Lower the heat, add mango puree and combine well till well incorporated.
  8. Remove the pan from the heat. Let cool down for sometime.
  9. Pour into dessert bowls and chill in the refrigerator for an hour.
  10. While serving, garnish with chopped pistachios. If you want you could also drizzle mango puree on top. Enjoy.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - Healthy Recipes, Instant pot, Videos by Thasneen at https://www.thasneen.com/cooking/easy-to-make-mango-phirni/