firstly, soak 2 tbsp of basmati rice for 30 minutes.
discard the water and blend rice to coarse paste. keep aside.
now in a large kadai boil 1 litre milk.
stir occasionally, and simmer for 10 minutes.
keep the flame on low or till milk thickens.
now add in prepared coarse rice paste.
stir continuously for 5 minutes. else, lumps might form.
simmer for another 5 minutes stirring in between.
boil the milk till the rice gets cooked completely.
further add ¼ cup of sugar and 2 tbsp saffron milk.
mix well till the milk thickens and turn creamy.
add in cardamom powder and mix well.
finally, serve chilled phirni garnished with few chopped nuts.