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South Indian rice pudding

South Indian rice pudding

Deliciously sweet with a bit of crunch from cashew nuts, this rice pudding is a great dish to finish off a lovely Indian meal

Indian name: Rice Payasam

What you need:

  • 150g basmati rice, washed
  • 400ml can coconut milk
  • 100g grated palm sugar (from Waitrose) or unrefined brown sugar
  • 200ml full-fat milk
  • seeds from 5-6 green cardamom pods, ground
  • 50g mix of cashew nuts and raisins

What you do:

  1. Soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes. Drain, put in a saucepan with the coconut milk and rinse out the can with 100ml water. Cook over a medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the rice is tender.
  2. Stir in the sugar until it dissolves. Add the milk and cook over a low heat for 15 - 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the cardamom. Lightly dry-fry the cashews and raisins and stir through. Serve warm or chilled with mango.

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