Phirni – Making North India Sweet.
Phirni and Firni. A classic creamy sweet pudding prepared with powdered ground rice, milk, almonds, saffron, raisins and cardamom and Sweetened with sugar. Phirni is mouth watering dessert a very popular dish from the North India and Food lovers who loves eating Kheer will surely like this dessert.
Phirni is quite easy and simple to make and is an ideal dessert for all time.
Cuisine North Indian, Specialty of North Indian Cuisine prepared with Awadhi cuisine tradition.
Ingredients Used to prepare Phirni/Firni
Rice Basmati, Raisins, Almonds, Saffron, Sugar and Milk.
People usually confused between Phirni and kheer
The difference is that Phirni is made using ground rice while kheer is made using whole basmati rice. Also, kheer can be served hot or cold, but Phirni is always served chilled. It is also called Payasam in south India. Have a similar taste, they add jaggery instead of sugar, but the texture is very different because of the rice, they use small light weight aromatic grain rice which is sweet.