Spiced Rice Pudding
Servings : 4
1 container (946 mL) Natur-a rice Vanilla* (4 cups)
125 mL (1/2 cup) sugar
1 mL (1/4 tsp.) ground cardamom
2 mL (1/2 tsp.) ground nutmeg
2 mL (1/2 tsp.) ground cinnamon
160 mL (2/3 cup) short grain rice, rinsed
125 mL (1/2 cup) pitted dates, chopped
60 mL (1/4 cup) slivered almonds, roasted
In a saucepan, heat Natur-a with half of sugar and half of spices.
Add rice and cook in the Natur-a mixture, stirring often with a wooden spoon until rice is tender (from 30 to 40 minutes on low heat).
Beat egg with remaining sugar. Temper egg mixture with a small portion of hot Natur-a and pour entire egg mixture into saucepan, stirring constantly.
Remove saucepan from heat after mixture thickens.
Add dates and almonds. Mix well.
Divide pudding in small bowls or ramekins, sprinkle with remaining spices and let cool.
Serve lukewarm or at room temperature.
*Natur-a lite Vanilla can also be used in this recipe. Try this recipe with Natur-a rice Original.