Orange Rice Pudding

Recipe by Anu_N
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup raisins, soaked in water for 15 minutes
  • 2
    cups whole milk or 2 cups skim milk
  • 13
    cup medium grain rice, washed and soaked in sufficient water for 30 minutes
  • 1 12
    tablespoons honey
  • 14
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    teaspoon orange rind, grated (optional)
  • 6 -8
    pitted dates, coarsely chopped (optional)
  • 12
    cup fresh orange juice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Squeeze out excess water from the raisins and keep aside.
  • Boil milk in a non-stick saucepan.
  • Drain and add rice to the boiling milk, reduce heat to low and cook, stirring continuously until the rice is soft and the milk is completely absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • Combine cooked rice with honey, raisins, vanilla, grated orange rind and chopped dates (if desired), and fresh orange juice.
  • Pour into a medium ceramic or glass ovenproof dish.
  • Bake the pudding in a preheated oven at 160 degrees Celsius (320 degrees Fahrenheit) for 15 minutes.
  • Serve warm or chilled.
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