Indian rice pudding

Indian rice pudding
This Indian-inspired version of rice pudding, with its dried fruit accompaniment, is very fragrant.
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Last modified on: August 9th 2023

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For 6 people, you will need:
  • 1 whole milk 1 litre whole milk
  • 2 brown sugar 100 g brown sugar
  • 3 rice 200 g rice
  • 4 star anise 3 stars anise
  • 5 green cardamoms beans 10 greens cardamoms beans
  • 6 cinnamon 4 pinches cinnamon
  • 7 raisins 50 g raisins
  • 8 whole almonds 50 g whole almonds
  • 9 cashew nuts 50 g cashew nuts
  • Total weight: 1,465 grams

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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Indian rice pudding
In a large saucepan over low heat, pour in 1 litre whole milk, add 100 g brown sugar, 200 g rice, 3 stars anise, 10 greens cardamoms beans, 4 pinches cinnamon and 50 g raisins.

Cook gently, uncovered, stirring occasionally.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Indian rice pudding
Meanwhile, start your oven at 150°C (300°F) and place a baking sheet on which you've poured 50 g whole almonds and 50 g cashew nuts to roast for about 15 minutes (no need to preheat the oven for this).

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Indian rice pudding
Once the dried fruit has cooled, chop coarsely.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Indian rice pudding
Continue cooking the rice until tender and creamy.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Indian rice pudding
Add the chopped dried fruit...

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Indian rice pudding
...and mix it all together.

Stage 7
Indian rice pudding
Your Indian rice is ready.
If possible, use basmati rice to get even more in the spirit of Indian cuisine.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,000 Kcal or 8,374 Kj74 gr236 gr84 gr
100 %29 %22 %13 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
137 Kcal or 574 Kj5 gr16 gr6 gr
7 %2 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
333 Kcal or 1,394 Kj12 gr39 gr14 gr
17 %5 %4 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Sulfites, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 5.59 €
  • Per person : 0.93 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Poached eggs with spinach and Comté milk, Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddock , Vanilla ice cream, Celeriac and sesame soup, Cheese Soufflé, ... All
RiceRice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Morel risotto with Vin Jaune and Mont d'Or, Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears, Turmeric risotto, Chantilly rice pudding, ... All
Brown sugarBrown sugar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Flaky brownie brioche, Chocolate cake, Cramique, Gingerbread, Tarte à l'coloche, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Granola, Toasted almond cake, Red cabage salad with toasted almonds, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Carrot-top pesto, ... All
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  • It's not really the subject of this recipe, but yes, you can marinate very well in yoghurt, often with spices for the tenderness and flavour of the meat
    Posted by jh september 2nd 2023 at 15:13 (n° 2)
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