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21 Apr 2018, Edition - 1012, Saturday

FLASH NEWS:

  • The IMF in the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) has projected India to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018 and 7.8 per cent in 2019
  • The proposal demanded death penalty to those raping a child of below 12 years of rape
  • ‘If you can rape then you can’t be a juvenile, I am in favour of this’, says Subramanian Swamy, MP, BJP on PM’s cabinet meeting agenda
  • Mattis has welcomed Japan’s plan to review its National Defence Program Guidelines by year end
  • EXCLUSIVE: Massive protest by Dalit group, thousands protest over the dilution of SC/ST Act, blocks T.N-Karnataka highway
  • 1993 Bombay blast accused’s Parole rejected, Abu Salem’s Parole rejected by jail authorities, Abu Salem sought Parole to get married

Kitchen Corner

Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe

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The scrumptious blend of Milk and Rice, with a dash of sugar, flavoured with green cardamom powder, drizzled with rose water and laced with saffron, garnished with pistachio nuts and rose petals

How to Make Kesar Pista Phirni

1.Pick, wash and soak rice for 1 ½ hours.

2.Boil milk in a heavy bottomed pan and set aside. Drain and grind the rice coarsely.

3.Broil saffron and set aside. Blanch pistachios, peel and cut into slivers.

4.Add the coarsely ground rice paste to the milk and cook stirring
continuously so that there are no lumps and it does not burn or stick to the bottom of the pan.

5.Add Sugar and mix. Add green cardamom powder, saffron and mix. Add rose water. When the mixtures starts thickening take it off the flame.

6.Pour into soaked Kasoras / earthenware pots and keep them in the refrigerator to chill for 1 to 1 ½ hours. garnished with slivered pistachio nuts, saffron and dried rose petals.

7.Serve chilled.

Key Ingredients:

Milk, Rice, Saffron (broiled), PIstachios, Sugar, Green cardamom powder, Rose water, Pistachio (slivered), Saffron (broiled), Rose petals (dried)

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