When you want to feel warm and cozy on a cold winter day.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Rice Pudding – When you want to feel warm and cozy on a cold winter day. – raisins, water, short grain rice, lemon peel, water, milk, cinnamon stick, sugar, salt, butter (diced), toasted sliced almonds (to decorate), orange segments (optional), Place raisins and 5 Tablespoons of water in a saucepan and warm over medium heat. Remove from heat.; Place rice, lemon peel and 1 cup water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir, turn to low heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. ; Remove lemon peel. Add milk and cinnamon to pan, stir. Continue to cook over low heat until the milk is absorbed.; Add sugar and salt, stir. Add butter and continue stirring until butter is melted. Strain raisins and stir into rice mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring to prevent sticking.; Put into serving bowls and top with almonds. Chilled orange segments can be served on the side. ; Enjoy!

Rice Pudding

When you want to feel warm and cozy on a cold winter day.
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 5 Tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup short grain rice
  • 3-4 strips lemon peel
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 Tablespoon butter diced
  • toasted sliced almonds to decorate
  • orange segments optional

Instructions
 

  • Place raisins and 5 Tablespoons of water in a saucepan and warm over medium heat. Remove from heat.
  • Place rice, lemon peel and 1 cup water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir, turn to low heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove lemon peel. Add milk and cinnamon to pan, stir. Continue to cook over low heat until the milk is absorbed.
  • Add sugar and salt, stir. Add butter and continue stirring until butter is melted. Strain raisins and stir into rice mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring to prevent sticking.
  • Put into serving bowls and top with almonds. Chilled orange segments can be served on the side.
  • Enjoy!

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