Hob-top spiced rice pudding

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      45 min

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Pimp My Rice: Over 100 inspirational rice recipes from around the world

Pimp My Rice

By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

  • About

This is a very popular Indian dessert. My mother would shamelessly kick-start this pudding by frying the spices and rice in clarified butter. In a nod to cardiologists, I use unsalted butter. I have to concede that this buttery beginning is critical to achieving the final nutty sweetness of the pudding. Using whole spices actually gives a gentle aroma. If you want a really spicy punch, use ground versions of the spices, once again frying them in the butter to ensure their aromatic oils are