Grandmother’s Rice Pudding

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Meat Free Mowgli

By Nisha Katona

Published 2022

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Making rice pudding was the way my mother showed her love for her grandchildren. As ageing hands become arthritic, this is one of the kindly stirrings a grandma can still do to demonstrate warmth and care for her family. Known as kheer, this fragrant, sweet pudding is one of India’s most popular desserts and it’s likely that the dish originated there due to our ancient rice-growing culture. Not dissimilar to the classic British rice pudding, its subtle cardamom spicing lifts it out o