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Firni Milk Custard Recipe

Firni milk custard is a traditional Afghan creamy dessert flavored with cardamom and almond, and topped with crushed pistachio nuts.

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes | Serves: 6

Fimi Milk Custard


  • 3 cup whole milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup nuts, shelled and finely ground


  1. In a saucepan over a medium heat, combine all ingredients except pistachio nuts. Bring just to boil, stirring continuously. Pour into martini glasses or custard cups and refrigerate several hours.
  2. Sprinkle with pistachio nuts and serve.

Our Recommendations:

Luigi-Bormioli Martini Glasses, set of 4

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