Recipe: Indian cardamom rice pudding

Saturday Chef: Indian Cardamom Rice Pudding
Meeru Dhalwala from Vij's and Vij's Rangoli, shares a winter-warming rice pudding recipe.


– 8 cups whole milk
– 1 cup basmati rice
– 1 cup sugar
– 10-12 green cardamom pods, cracked


1. Soak raw rice in 2 cups of room temperature water for 30 minutes, then drain.
2. Combine rice, milk, sugar and cardamom seeds in a medium or large heavy-bottomed pot.
3. Turn heat to medium high and bring to a gentle boil, stirring regularly.
4. Reduce heat to low, maintaining a low boil. Cook rice pudding for 60 to 75 minutes, stirring regularly.
5. Serve the rice pudding warm or cold. If serving with fruit, it’s best served chilled.

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