How to make Malai Gola Phirni -

Brown rice phirni enriched with dried fruits, rabdi and cream.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Brown rice (ब्राउन राइस ), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Desserts

Malai Gola Phirni

Malai Gola Phirni Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 3.30-4 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Malai Gola Phirni Recipe

  • Brown rice soaked 1/2 cup

  • Milk 2½ cups + ¼ cup

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Almonds chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Pistachios chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Ice cubes as required

  • Rabdi 1/2 cup

  • Whipped cream 1/2 cup

  • Khus syrup ¼ cup + 4 teaspoons


Step 1

Put brown rice and ¼ cup milk in a mixer jar and grind coarsely.

Step 2

Heat remaining milk in a non-stick pan, add ground rice and cook till the mixture thickens and rice is fully cooked.

Step 3

When the mixture thickens, add sugar, cashewnuts, almonds and pistachios and stir continuously for a minute.

Step 4

Pour the mixture into a large bowl and set aside to cool down to room temperature. Refrigerate the mixture for an hour or till the mixture is chilled.

Step 5

Puts lots of ice in a mixer jar and crush it.

Step 6

Take 4 martini glasses. Put 2 tbsps crushed ice into each glass, put 1 tbsp khus syrup over it and then pour the mixture till three-fourth full. Top it up with rabdi. Spoon some whipped cream on top for garnish along with a drizzle of khus syrup.

Step 7

Serve chilled.

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