Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Carrot Phirni and my Click-Spring/Autmun entry..



We love carrots.We make sure that there is always a batch of carrots lying inside the fridge.I love experimenting with carrots.Carrot phirni is a frequenter in our home.I add carrots for the lovely hue and flavor it renders to the phirni...Carrot phirni is my sistor's favourite dessert..This rich and creamy carrot phirni is sure to win your hearts too..So give it a try..
Today,I couldn't take the step-by-step pictures..the kitchen was like complete mess :( 
I'm sorry about that friends..But I'm so desperate to share this yummy dessert recipe with you all...So here it comes..



You will need :

2 Table spoon basmati rice,soaked in water for half an hour
1/4 Kg of carrots,peeled and boiled 
1/2 litre of milk
1/2 cup of Sugar
A pinch of saffron
chopped cashew nuts,fried in ghee
chopped pistachios
1/8 tsp of Cardamom powder

Soak the saffron in warm milk.

Drain the soaked rice and with very little water grind the rice and the boiled carrots together to a smooth paste.

Bring the milk to boil.Add the rice-carrot paste and sugar.Keep stirring.

Simmer and cook for 6-8 mins or until the phirni gets thickned.

Add the saffron milk,cardamom powder and cashews.Mix well.

Pour them in a tiny earthern pots(if you could get these) and sprinkle some pistachios.Place a silver or gold warq(optional)..Serve chilled!





I 'm sending this off to Sanghi's FIL-Carrot event.This phirni is dedicated to my loving sistor who is very fond of this dessert.




Also sending this to Srivalli's Mithai Mela event..


Madhuram's Mango Halwa - I made this very very yummy Mango Halwa in microwave..I used the pulp of 'Senthuram' Mangoes,for their nice orange color.The halwa turned out so well..It was like the Naturo's Mango jelly that we get in India..I'm sure I will make this quite often..Thanks ,Madhuram!



Bunches of Carrots


The above pic is  my entry to Jugalbandi's CLICK-Spring/Autumn event.I think this is quite appropriate for this month's theme...I clicked these carrots from a vendor's cart.

67 comments:

  1. Creamy and heavenly phirni! Nice presentation! I love those carrot flowers....

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  2. mmhh mouth watering ...wt shld I say girl :) pass me some immediately !

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  3. Lovely dish! Even I luv carrots in any form sure to try this phirni!!

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  4. Oh my gosh! This is such an unique recipe. I just make regular phirni.. looks awesome. & those are some fresh carrots..looks like u just plucked them!

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  5. This sounds really delicious and I love ho wyou presented it in those clay pots.

    Halwa looks really good too!

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  6. lovely recipe dear..yummy..thank you for ur entry...do send more recipes

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  7. Nice & awesome dish.. looks fantastic..

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  8. Wow carrot phirni looks amazing...Nice clicks too madhu..

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  9. mind blowing mango halwa..looks perfect madhu..lovely carrot phirini..i love the color n especially those pots..amazing :)

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  10. this is very similar to the pal payasam i posted few days back.looks great madhu...looks very very tempting and lovely.

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  11. Phirni looks very nice, love the way you have served it in mud pots... Send your entry to Srivallis - mithai mela http://cooking4allseasons.blogspot.com/2009/04/announcing-mithai-mela-celebrating-2.html this will make a great entry...

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  12. That's beautiful, I made Firni with pineapple once. Love the color! :)

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  13. Phirni..yummmmmmmmm Madhu..Miss the step by step pics tho..Anyways they look so so grt..I have to try this sometime..Great clicks as well Madhu..:)

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  14. Wonderful clicks Madhu!! :)
    I just love the phirni... wow, so nice in texture! I'll surely give it a try.

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  15. Phirni in mudpot(am i right) looks gorgeous, Madhu. And carrot in the stalls looks fabulous.. And guava on the side, mmm long time since i had my hands on them...

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  16. Looks cute with that pots madhu..Nice yumm..

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  17. the phirni looks totally out of the world!! and the carrots are a great entry for click!

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  18. wow! wow ..lovely recipes ...thanks sooooo much fr the recipe..
    nice click and perfect for jugalabandi all the best

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  19. Carrot phirni looks amazing in that cute earthen pots. Mango halwa makes me drooling.Nice click.

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  20. Beautiful color from the carrots, looks delicious!

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  21. wow thats looking awesome..presentation is great. all the best for the event.

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  22. Thats a gorgeous phirni Madhu..looks terrific..carrots bunches looks so beautiful, prefect entry for the events!

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  23. Wow, the phirni sounds fantastic, looks almost like kesari! Nice carrot click!

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  24. first time here. excellent click. u have a nice blog. going to try this carrot phirni tomorrow.

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  25. Wow..what a tempting, yummy post! nice click too. very natural.

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  26. I love the colour carrots give to any dish!

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  27. Hey Madhu.. u rock.. Excellent entry and click for both the events..!

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  28. Chance illa Madhu..The dessert looks awesome..ennaku kulfi niyabagam varudhu, clay pot parthona...Cha po, engayoooooo poyendeee iruka..It is gorgeous dear...The the clicks are as usual fabulous...Kalakara Madhu...Am proud to be a friend of you...

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  29. loved the vessels in which u have served carrot phirni,...:-)carrot phirni looks yum too,..:-)

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  30. Liked the idea of adding carrots to phirni. Loved the tiny pots you used to serve with. Mango halwa looks stunning.

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  31. Phirni looks inviting! Nice presentation!

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  32. I haven't heard of carrot phirni before - looks gorgeous and love the presentation.

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  33. Awesome click Madhu..liked that cute pot dear.Phirni is totally new to me..will giv it a try,sounds like somewhere between carrot kheer and rice pudding..

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  34. Lovely Presentation Madhu! Looks so tempting.

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  35. Wow, Phirni with carrot sounds great.. nice treat to eyes madhu !! Nice click of bunch of carrots !!

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  36. the phirni really looks fantastic. thanks for your click entry.

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  37. love the phirni and love the pots even more :)
    excellent picture!

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  38. I love carrots too...ur phirni looks awesome, never tried making phirnis, wonderful photos...carrots look so gorgeous....

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  39. Madhu Phirni looks very colourful and very cute in those mud pots!!! and those mango halwa...wow!!!! I am drooling here....

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  40. oh man...looks dam good and perfect dear..

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  41. Wow I can have both of these pots dear? looks so gud..wonderful

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  42. wow mouth-watering dishes, looks so tempting! Nice clicks!

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  43. OH Dear, too good. phirni served in clay-pots. Looks like u have good collection of ethnic serving dishes.I like ur presentation for Rci lucknow too.

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  44. So delicious. Come home and let us have pasta with ur soup. Love ur soup pot. Where do u get? Is it made up of earthernware pot? Pls respond me to simplyinnocence@gmail.com

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  45. Everything looks and sounds delicious. The idea of mango halwa is brilliant and I love the carrot treat.

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  46. phirni looks so gorgeous in those pots and delicious too! Lovely click :)

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  47. phirni looks delicious Madhu & nice clicks

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  48. superb presentation...carrot phirni and flowers looks colourful.

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  49. Lovely carrot phirni! Love the pots in which you placed it too. Great shots and perfect entry :)

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  50. Thank you for this interesting and new-to-me dessert.

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  51. Dessert looks divine! Lovely orange hue!!

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  52. That is one really great click and phirni

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  53. Very nice idea of using carrots in the phirni. Makes it nutritious too.

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  54. Phirni in matkas!puurfect..madhu :)!..Love them..:)
    All the best for click!!carrots look quite natural :)!!

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  55. Oh wow what an awesome color....Looks alluring...

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  56. yummy and very tempting.. love the halwa.. wonderful color nice click!

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  57. love the pic girl u rock! this really made my mouth water. i so miss those clay pots in india! :(

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  58. First time here...yummy carrot firni..have never made firni using carrots..thanks for sharing..you ve got amazing collection here :)

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  59. I loved Madhuram's mango halwa and have been wanting to try it sometime... I am amazed at how they solidify to form a mass which you have cut beautifully.
    THose mud pots that you served the carrot phirnis in is just too beautiful!

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  60. Lovely pics...nice recipe too

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  61. Mouth-watering dish!!!I just love all sweets made from carrot..sure gonna try dis..Thanks for sharing

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  62. Mouthwatering phirni.Nice presentation

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