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This is truly a global recipe! Every country has it’s own version and here is mine!  You can use any kind of rice you like and customize it t your taste. I like my pudding think and custardy, but it you like it runny, add more milk!

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Rice Pudding


  • 3/4 cup rice(Basmati)
  • seeds from 4 pods of cardamom
  • 1 tbsp of ghee or clarified butter
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • pinch of saffron threads
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  1. Pulse the rice and cardamon pods together
  2. In a sauté pan, heat the ghee and then lightly toast the rice mixture
  3. Add 3 cups of whole milk and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the saffron and the sugar
  5. Stir frequently till cooked about 15 - 20 mins
  6. When the rice is al dente, add the cream.
  7. Taste for sugar and add more if required
  8. Serve warm or cold garnished with nuts or dried fruit.