Rose rice romance

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Pimp My Rice: Over 100 inspirational rice recipes from around the world

By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

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An North Indian dish known as phirni, this is almost blancmange-like in its texture. It is a thickened rice pudding made from rice paste. Phirni probably travelled to India from Persia with the Mughal invaders. The Mughals knew how to enjoy themselves, building magnificent royal monuments to matters as trifling as love. Rose petals to them were rather like Shake & Vac to us. They were strewn before the royal princesses as they walked the wipe-easy marble corridors. I tell you this so th