Rice Pudding

On this page we feature the Yourcounty information on how to cook rice pudding. If you have tried this dish or have an alternative rice pudding method we'd welcome your feedback. Rice pudding seems to be a favorite the children and adults alike. If you have a sweet tooth glaze the pudding with honey or brown sugar shortly before you remove it from the oven.All the successful recipes are stored in the Recipe Directory.

According to Wikipedia the earliest British written references to rice pudding date from the start of the the 17th century. In the UK there are essentially two methods to make this dish; stove top pan based or oven baked system. Which you prefer is a matter of taste, our own recipe is the oven baked version. Just a quick word of warning, for best results use pudding rice!

An International Dimension

With such commonly obtainable ingredients it probably comes as no surprise to hear that rice pudding in one form or another exists throughout the world, some of the most well known forms of rice pudding, rice porridge or rice based dessert include:

  • Kheer made with boiled milk and eaten in a number of countries including India.
  • Dudhapak made with milk nuts and spices also eaten in Indian and Pakistan.
  • Sutlac is the Turkish version.
  • Arroz con Leche is the Spanish version eaten across the new and old worlds.
  • In Russia it is called Risovaya kasha.
  • And it's a Christmas dish in Finland where it's called Riisipuuro

Rice Pudding Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Rice Pudding Cooking Time:
1 hour 30 minutes

By Patricia

Ingredients: Serves 4

50g pudding rice
1pint milk
25g butter
40g sugar
Tsp grated nutmeg

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Rinse the rice under the tap with warm water and drain.
  2. Put rice into a greased ovenproof dish with the butter, milk and sugar.
  3. Sprinkle the nutmeg over the top of the pudding.
  4. Leave the pudding standing for 1hour before cooking.
  5. Place in a oven 190°C for 1 hours on the middle shelf.

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