Rose Water Rice Pudding

Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

Comfort food with an unusual twist for lovers of Turkish Delight. Looks beautiful garnished with fresh rose petals. Note regarding pudding rice: pudding rice is a type of rice sold in the United Kingdom. If you can't find it, use a short grain rice. It doesn't have to be soaked beforehand. Do not use Basmati rice, that's a form of long grain rice!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Place the pudding rice in a large non-stick saucepan. Pour in enough water to cover the rice one inch above the level of the rice.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook until rice is tender. Do not cover.
  3. Add the milk and sugar.
  4. Return to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer. Do not cover.
  5. Mix together the cornstarch with a tablespoon or two of milk to form a slightly runny paste.
  6. While stirring the rice, slowly add the cornstarch mixture.
  7. Mix in the rosewater and bring to a boil. Do not cover.
  8. Remove from heat and transfer the rice into a large glass serving bowl or 6 individual ramekins.
  9. Cool at room temperature and then refrigerate for at least one hour.
  10. Dust with cinnamon before serving and garnish with rose petals (if desired).