Persian Rice Flour Pudding ( Fereni)

Fereni 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
For garnishing
Almond flakes, crushed pistachio and cinnamon powder
Bring milk to boil. Add rice flour, stirring constantly to avoid of forming lumps. Add saffron thread 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.



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