Diwali 2022: Phirni Tart For The Festive Season
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Diwali is here and we are too excited, aren’t we? We all know that Diwali is not just a day but a chain of festivals. Right from doing a lot of Diwali ki safai to having some delicious food, we all know how amazing this festival is. One more thing that I personally look forward to is the Diwali parties. Be it hosting or attending, Diwali parties are always fun. Also, it gives us an opportunity to indulge in some delicious desserts.

Today, I am going to talk about a fusion dessert that would be perfect for your Diwali party. We are talking about Phirni tart. Yes, you read that right. You must be knowing about Phirni but Phirni tart will blow your mind. For those who don’t know, Phirni is a creamy-milk-based dessert quite popular in North Indian as well as Pakistani cuisine. This dessert is so simple, but its appearance makes it so royal and tempting. Originally made up of broken and coarsely ground rice, this dessert is loaded with dry fruits and can make you feel royal. We have a new avatar of this traditional dessert which is Phirni Tart. Wanna know how to make it? Follow the steps below and have an amazing party this Diwali!


  • 8 to 10 crushed digestive biscuits
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup rice (soaked overnight)
  • ½ cup
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • Some butterscotch nuts
  • Handful of pistachios 


  • Take a plate and crush digestive biscuits into it.
  • Add some butter and combine them together.
  • Take the tart mould and evenly place the biscuit batter into it.
  • Press the batter down so that it takes the shape of the mould.
  • Meanwhile, take soaked rice and grind them into a fine paste.
  • Heat a pan and add milk to it. Let it boil.
  • Now, add the ground rice and let it cook.
  • Let it cook for 15 minutes and make sure you keep stirring the mixture.
  • Then, add brown sugar, cardamom powder, and butter scotch nuts.
  • Let it cook for a few more minutes.
  • When cooked properly, turn off the flame.
  • When slightly cold, pour the mixture over the tart base and spread it evenly.
  • Garnish it with pistachios and serve!!

Believe me, this fusion dessert was everything you were looking for this Diwali. Try this recipe and let us know if you liked it.

Happy Diwali!!