Sunday, July 05, 2015

Firni – a spicy rice pudding


Someone gave me this recipe years ago, and as usual I've freelanced a bit, by reducing the quantity of sugar and making it a little more spicy.

1 litre milk
0.5 cup ground or flaked rice *
1 tablespoon sugar or honey
1 teaspoon ground cardamom *
2 tablespoons rosewater *
2 tablespoons shelled pistachios *, toasted

Bring the milk to the boil, then take off heat and stir in the rice. Return to heat and boil for about 5 minutes, stirring all the time, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and stir in the sugar, cardamom and rosewater. Pour into dessert dishes and sprinkle a few pistachios on each. Serve chilled or warm. We're taking this dish to our friends' place tonight so I'll reheat it when we get there as it's pretty cold in Canberra right now!

* You can obtain these ingredients from Indian grocery shops such as the wonderful Bharat in Belconnen.

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