1.Firstly, soak 1.5 cups of basmati rice for 30 minutes
2.Discard the water and blend rice to a coarse paste. Keep it aside
3.Heat a large saucepan and add in strawberries, water, sugar, and vanilla essence. Mix everything well and cook it for 15 - 20 minutes to prepare the strawberry syrup.
4.Now in a large Kadai boil 4 Cups/1-litre milk
5.Stir occasionally, and simmer for 10 minutes or till the milk thickens
6.Now add in prepared coarse rice paste.
7.Stir continuously for 5 minutes or else, lumps might form.
8.Boil the milk till the rice gets cooked completely
9.Further, add 1 cup of sugar and prepared strawberry syrup
10.Stir it and mix everything well. Add in cardamom powder and mix it as well
11.Finally, serve chilled phirni garnished with a few chopped nuts or pistachios and drizzled with rose syrup.