Firni

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Here’s a lip-smacking Indian dessert that can be prepared easily with just a few ingredients. Firni (Phirni) is a rice pudding made by mixing ground rice with milk. 

Recipe Facts

Servings

5

Prep time

10

Cook time

25

Calories

282

Firni turned out too sweet. What can be done?

No option but to add more milk and ground rice and mix it well again on the stove.

What is the difference between kheer and firni (Phirni)?

They are both rice puddings. But kheer is made with plain whole rice while the Firni is made with ground rice.

Where did Firni originate from?

Firni was first known to be made from old Kashmir. Now it’s famous across India and Pakistan.

They have a creamy thick texture and are sweetened to perfection. Firnis are the perfect closure to a fulfilling meal. 

Learn how to make the delectable firni from our simple recipe.

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Firni

Recipe by Amu MCourse: Recipes, DessertCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

282

kcal
Total time

35

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Rice Soaked

  • 1 ltr Milk

  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder

  • 1 pinch Saffron Strands

  • 3/4 cup Sugar

  • 2 tbsp Nuts Chopped

Directions

  • Into a grinder, add soaked (1 hour soaked) rice 1/3 cup – grind into a course granular powder and keep aside.
  • Into a heating wok, add milk 1 litre and warm it for about 5 minutes on high heat, then add grind rice into milk.
  • Let it cook for about 10 – 12 minutes on medium to high heat – Keep stirring continuously.
  • Gradually, the rice starts cooking and the milk thickens.
  • After, add cardamom powder 1/2 tsp, saffron few strands – cook until mixture thickens.
  • Add sugar 3/4 cup and let it cook for about 7 minutes on medium to low heat – break the lumps with continuous stirring.
  • Cook the Firni until 3/4th done.
  • Add chopped nuts 2 tbsp and let it cook for about last 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Serve it hot or refrigerate and serve it cold !

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Notes

  • Grind the rice into granular form.
  • Break the lumps of the grind course rice before adding into the milk.
  • Continuous stirring while cooking Firni is important for best results.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

5 servings per container


Calories282

  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 6.1g 10%
    • Saturated Fat 2.8g 14%
  • Cholesterol 17mg 6%
  • Sodium 121mg 6%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 156mg 5%
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g 17%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
    • Sugars 39.5g
  • Protein 8.3g 17%
  • Calcium 19%
  • Iron 4%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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