Besan Phirni is a delicious and easy to make Indian dessert.

  • Fresh besan 2 tbsp(full)
  • 2 tbsp(full) butter or ghee
  • 10 almonds(soaked and ground into a paste)
  • 1/2 tsp dried ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • A few saffron strands crushed
  • 2 1/2 cups plain milk(soak the crushed saffron in this milk)
  • 2 tbsps honey
  • 3 tbsp caramalized condensed milk
  • Sugar 3 tbsps
  • 1 tbsp sliced nut(almonds, pistachios, cashew nut)
  1. Heat ghee and fry the besan on a low flame till the raw smell vanishes and a nice aroma starts coming.
  2. Take off the flame and cool throughly.
  3. Heat milk, add the roasted besan n stir throughly till no lumps are left.
  4. Add cardamom powder, ginger powder and the ground almond paste.
  5. Cook the mixture well. The consistency should be like a thick soup.
  6. Add sugar and cook till the sugar has been dissolved.
  7. Add the condensed milk and honey and give just one boil and take off the flame.
  8. Garnish with thinly sliced nuts and serve hot or cold. Keep the mixture a little thin as it will become thick as it cools down.