Pheni Zarda

Here is another way you can use Pheni to make Pheni Zarda. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #EidSpecial

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  • Pheni 200g
  • Ghee 1 tbs
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Ghee 1 tbs
  • Sukha nariyal (Dried coconut) chopped 2 tbs
  • Kishmish (Raisins) 1-2 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) sliced 2 tbs
  • Pista (Pistachios) sliced 2 tbs
  • Water 1 & ¼ Cup
  • Sugar ½ Cup or to taste
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp
  • Kewra water 1 tsp
  • Zarda ka color (Orange food color) ¼ tsp
  • Khoya crumbled
  • Mixed nuts sliced


In a bowl,add pheni,crush well & set aside.

In a frying pan,add ghee & let it melt.

Add green cardamom & mix well.

Add crushed pheni,mix well & roast on very low flame until fragrant (approx. 5-6 minutes) & set aside for later use.

In the same frying pan,add ghee & let it melt.

Add dried coconut,raisins,almonds,pistachios,mix well & fry for 2-3 minutes.

Add water,sugar,mix well and cook until sugar is dissolved.

Add cardamom powder,kewra water,orange food color,mix well & bring it to boil.

Add roasted pheni and mix well,cover & simmer on low flame until dries up (6-8 minutes).

Garnish with khoya,mixed nuts & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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