My family loves Indian rice pudding and I am always looking for ways to make it even more delicious. This Comforting Indian Rice Pudding recipe is the result of many trials and tribulations in the kitchen. I used white basmati rice, almond milk, and a hint of cardamom for a creamy and flavorful dessert that is sure to satisfy!
My mom used to make a version of this rice pudding when I was growing up. I remember the smell of the cardamom and the warmth of the pudding on cold winter days. I am so grateful for the lessons I learned from her and the memories we created together in the kitchen.
I love to add raisins to my Comforting Indian Rice Pudding. They add a nice sweetness and a bit of texture to the dessert. I also like to top my pudding with a sprinkle of ground cardamom and some fresh mint leaves.
This Comforting Indian Rice Pudding is perfect for any occasion. Serve it as a special dessert or as a comforting snack anytime. No matter when or how you enjoy it, I guarantee you will love it!
For a vegan version, use coconut milk instead of almond milk.
For a healthier version, use brown basmati rice and reduce the amount of sugar.
For a spicier version, add a pinch of ground cinnamon and a pinch of ground nutmeg.
For a sweeter version, add a tablespoon of honey to the pudding.
Comforting Indian Rice Pudding
- Large saucepan, large bowl, wooden spoon, measuring cups and spoons, medium bowl, whisk, slotted spoon, and small mixing bowl
- 1 cup white basmati rice
- 4 cups almond milk
- 0.25 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 0.25 cup raisins
- null A pinch of salt
- In a large saucepan, add the rice, almond milk, sugar, cardamom, and salt. Stir to combine.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the raisins and stir to combine. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
- Transfer the pudding to a large bowl and let cool for 10 minutes.
- Serve the pudding warm or chilled, topped with a sprinkle of ground cardamom and some fresh mint leaves, if desired.