Wellness Indian Rice Pudding

by | May 24, 2022 | Meal Planning | 0 comments

I love experimenting with traditional dishes to create something new and delicious. This Wellness Indian Rice Pudding recipe is the perfect example of that. Inspired by my mother’s classic Indian rice pudding recipe, I’ve added a few unexpected ingredients to make this traditional dessert even more flavorful and nutritious.

Growing up, I remember my mother always making Indian rice pudding for special occasions. This was her signature dish and was always the highlight of the meal. I decided to take her recipe and give it a modern twist. I added some superfoods like chia seeds and flaxseeds to boost the nutritional value and make it even more flavorful.

This recipe is so easy to make, and the end result is a creamy, delicious dessert that everyone in the family will love. The combination of warm spices, sweet raisins, and crunchy almonds makes this Wellness Indian Rice Pudding a real treat.

  • For a richer flavor, you can use coconut milk instead of regular milk.
  • You can also add other superfoods such as hemp seeds, goji berries, and bee pollen.
  • To make this recipe vegan-friendly, you can use maple syrup or agave nectar instead of sugar.
  • For an extra crunch, you can add chopped nuts or dried fruits.
  • If you don’t have chia or flaxseeds, you can use pumpkin or sunflower seeds instead.
  • You can also add other spices such as nutmeg or allspice.
  • If you don’t have raisins, you can use dried cranberries or dried apricots.
  • To make this recipe even more decadent, you can add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream.
A bowl of creamy, golden Indian Rice Pudding, topped with sliced almonds, raisins and a sprinkle of cardamom.

Wellness Indian Rice Pudding

Indulge in this Wellness Indian Rice Pudding recipe to treat yourself and your family. #ricepudding #indianfood #wellness
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 2-quart saucepan, whisk, spoon


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 0.333 cup sugar
  • 0.5 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 0.25 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseeds
  • 0.25 cup raisins
  • 0.25 cup sliced almonds
  • 0.25 cup coconut milk


  • In a 2-quart saucepan, bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the rice, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the sugar, cardamom powder, cinnamon, chia seeds, flaxseeds, raisins, almonds, and coconut milk. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 15 minutes.
  • Serve warm or chilled, garnished with extra raisins, almonds and a sprinkle of cardamom.


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