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Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe

Kesar Pista Phirni
How To Make Kesar Pista Phirni

About Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe: One Indian dessert that none of us can ever say no to is phirni. A bowl of chilled, nutty and delicious phirni can turn around a day for us. Here's a sugar-free kesar pista phirni that you can try at home this summer season!

  • Total Cook Time2 hrs 45 mins
  • Prep Time2 hrs
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Kesar Pista Phirni

  • A few saffron threads
  • 10-12 pistachios (peeled and sliced), blanched
  • 1 litre skimmed milk
  • 3 tbsp coarsely ground rice
  • 3/4 tbsp green cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp low-calorie sweetener

How to Make Kesar Pista Phirni

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Bring the milk to a boil in a deep non-stick pan. Lower the heat and simmer, stirring continuously, till it reduces by half.
Add the ground rice, mixed with a little water, and stir well to prevent lumps from forming. Bring the mixture to a boil.
When it starts to thicken, lower the heat and simmer for a couple of minutes, stirring continuously. Add the cardamom powder and saffron, and mix well.
When the mixture attains a thick custard-like consistency, remove from heat and stir in the low-calorie sweetener.
Pour the mixture into 4 individual earthenware bowls while still warm. Sprinkle sliced pistachios and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve chilled.

Recipe Notes

Sweet dishes with empty calories are a definite no-no for the calorie conscious. Therefore we have suggested the use of a sugar substitute. However, please check with your doctor before using it.

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