Gulab Phirni Recipe

A delicious rose flavoured rice pudding dish

Richa Gupta
14 ratings.
Gulab Phirni Recipe

Gulab Phirni Recipe is a gentle and aromatic twist on the traditional rice-based pudding called Phirni. This creamy, nutty and typically saffron-flavored Indian sweet is quite the crowd pleaser. But this recipe changes things up a little bit, with the addition of rose petals that add a delightful flavour flavor and depth. It's easy to make, looks beautiful when served in small, earthen pots and will light up your festive meals instantly.

Serve Gulab Phirni along with samosas to guests during festive occasions.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe
  2. Old Fashioned Bread Pudding Recipe
  3. Shrikhand Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

65 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 1 liter Milk , full fat
  • Few Saffron strands
  • 1/4 cup Sugar ,  
  • 2 tablespoons Dried rose petals
  • Mixed nuts , pistachio and almonds for garnishing

Directions for Gulab Phirni Recipe

  1. To begin making the Gulab Phirni Recipe, soak the rice in water for half an hour.

  2. Drain water and pulse in a grinder till you get a grainy consistency. The grains should feel gritty between your fingers and should be slightly bigger than semolina.

  3. Bring the milk to a brisk boil in a large sauce pan, add the rice and saffron while whisking continuously. Turn the heat to low and keep stirring to avoid lumps.

  4. Keep stirring the mixture every couple of minutes.

  5. After about 20 minutes the mixture will start to thicken. Simmer the phirni mixture for another 20 to 25 minutes till it thickens considerably and the rice is completely cooked.

  6. Add the sugar and mix till it dissolves. Turn off the heat and allow the Phirni mixture cool. Once it's cooled completely, transfer to a mixer-grinder and pulse for exactly 5 seconds. This helps give the phirni a creaminess and remove any lumps.  You can also use a hand blender

  7. Stir in the rose petals and transfer the Gulab Phirni into serving bowls. Sprinkle with chopped pistachios, almonds and rose petals. Cool the Gulab Phirni in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight. Serve cold.

  8. Serve Gulab Phirni along with samosas to guests during festive occasions.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 19 April 2017 17:16

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