Thai Red Rice Pudding

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by UmmIbrahim

Thai red rice has a firm texture and a nutty flavor giving this dessert a unique flavor and appearance. Be sure to stir often throughout the cooking process so the pudding doesn't get stuck to the bottom of the pot.

Top Review by Mia in Germany

Delicious pudding! I used rice milk and a little more coconut milk like UmmBinat to be dairy free. For sweetener I used jaggery and halved the amount because we don't like it very sweet - that was just perfect. Will make it again - thanks for posting! Made for Ramadan Tag 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan combine both rices, sugar, salt, 3 cups water, and 3 cups milk. Bring it to a boil and then let it simmer over low heat until half the liquid has evaporated. This will take about 30-40 minute.
  2. Now add in the rose water, ground cardamom, and the can of coconut milk. Continue simmering another 30-40 minute The mixture should be fairly thick.
  3. Now add in the lemon zest and 1/2 cup half and half. Check the sweetness and add more sugar if you feel it is necessary. Stir until the mixture is creamy and remove from the heat.
  4. Garnish with ground pistachio nuts if desired.
  5. Enjoy!

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