Poha Phirni (Pregnancy Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

Poha Phirni (Pregnancy Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

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Poha Phirni, poha is a rich source of iron as the rice is beaten in an iron mortar-pestle. Besides adding a colourful touch to this unusual phirni, fruits like apples and bananas also provide vitamins, minerals and fibre.


Recipe Description for Poha Phirni

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Makes 4 servings
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3/4 cup beaten rice (poha)
3 cups milk
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tsp milk
1 cup finely chopped mixed fruits (banana and apples etc.)

For The Garnish
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers

  1. Roast the poha in a broad non-stick pan for 1 to 2 minutes or till crisp, while stirring continuously.
  2. Remove from the flame, cool and grind in a mixer to a coarse powder. Keep aside.
  3. Boil the milk and sugar in another broad non-stick pan, scrapping the sides, while stirring continuously
  4. Add the coarsely ground poha, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the cornflour-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Cool and keep refrigerated for atleast 1 hour.
  7. Divide the phirni into 4 equal portions.
  8. Divide the fruits into 4 equal portions.
  9. Place a portion of fruits in a serving bowl, top with a portion of phirni.
  10. Repeat step 9 to make 3 more servings.
  11. Serve immediately garnished with almond slivers.

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