Brown Rice For Dessert

Ingredients

4 cups of milk
2 cups of water
1/2 cup of jaggery
A handful of nuts (cashew, almonds and raisins)
1/4 teaspoon of cardamom powder
1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder

Preparation

1
Wash the brown rice in running water and soak it for 15-20 hours. Grate the jaggery and keep it aside. Take a heavy bottom vessel and boil 2 cups of water in it. Drain the rice and add it in the boiled water. Let it simmer for 15 minutes. Add 4 cups of milk and let the mixture boil for another 30 minutes. Check for the consistency of rice, it should be soft and mushy.
2
Take off flame and add the nuts, cinnamon powder, cardamom powder and the grated jaggery in the dessert. Mix it thoroughly.

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Andie Mitchell's picture

Hi Sanjeeta! Thanks for such a wholesome sweet recipe! I'm always on the lookout for new desserts that have simple, pure ingredients- seems like you have a bunch. I'm going to try it this week!

About

This delicious and creamy sweet treat is made with brown rice which is a wholegrain and a much healthier option than the white rice.

* To add extra flavors, heat 2 tsp of ghee (clarified butter) in a wok and fry the nuts for a minute. Add the ghee along with the nuts over the cooked dessert.
* The same dessert can be made with the normal white rice, brown rice gives health benefits and a nutty aroma to the dessert.

Serve this brown rice dessert hot or cold after the meals.

Yield:

2

Added:

November 27, 2010

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