Fereni فرنی or Persian rice pudding, is a smooth dessert with soft texture. It is made with rice flour ( not rice grains), sugar, rose water, milk and saffron.
- 800 ml milk
- 3 tbsp. rice flour
- 2 tbsp sugar
- Pinch of saffron
- 1 tsp rose water
- Almond flakes, crushed pistachio and cinnamon powder
Add rice flour to the milk. Stirring to avoid of forming lumps. Bring the milk to a boil. Add saffron threads and keep stirring. Cook until mixture thickened. Then add rose water and sugar to taste. Allow the mixture to boil for 2 more minutes on medium heat and yet keep stirring. It is done.
Fereni might be served either warm or cold. Garnish with pinch of cinnamon powder, almond flakes and crushed pistachio.