Soak 3 tablespoon rice for half an hour. Drain excess water and grind rice to coarse (roughly crushed).
Add 1/2 litre milk to the Kadhai or Pan and allow it to heat for 5 minutes.
Now add coarse rice to the hot milk and keep stirring it.
Cook until milk reduces to half quantity and then add cardamom powder to it.
Now add saffron strands.
Add condensed milk to the mixture, mix well and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes.
Yummy and creamy Kesar Phirni is ready. Transfer this delicious Kesar Phirni to shikoras (clay pots) or in normal glass bowls.
Add some pistachios slices and saffron strands for garnishing.