Blancmange (Phirni)

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This creamy North Indian dessert is often served for special occasions.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 50 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. ground almonds
  • 6 Tbsp. rice flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ tsp. cardamom powder
  • 1 Tbsp. rose water (optional)

Directions

  • In a deep, heavy-bottomed pan, combine the ground almonds, rice flour, whole milk, and heavy cream. Bring to a boil on high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring constantly, for about 20 minutes or until the rice mixture obtains a creamy consistency.
  • Add the condensed milk and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Add the cardamom and rose water and mix well. Remove from heat. Serve hot or cold.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. ground almonds
  • 6 Tbsp. rice flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ tsp. cardamom powder
  • 1 Tbsp. rose water (optional)

Directions

  • In a deep, heavy-bottomed pan, combine the ground almonds, rice flour, whole milk, and heavy cream. Bring to a boil on high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring constantly, for about 20 minutes or until the rice mixture obtains a creamy consistency.
  • Add the condensed milk and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Add the cardamom and rose water and mix well. Remove from heat. Serve hot or cold.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories540
Total Fat31g
Saturated Fat19g
Cholesterol115mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate52g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars39g
Protein10g