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[mass noun] A sweet Indian dish of thickened milk, dried fruit, and ground rice.
- ‘The paloodeh is then served topped with one of a variety of toppings including fruit sherbet; fruit syrup; firni; or a kind of milk custard which is flavoured with salep or as a topping for ice cream (kulfi in India).’
- ‘Ghee rice is indeed a speciality of the Chicago, followed by tea or coffee and firni or pudding for dessert.’
From Hindi firnī, from Persian.
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