Puerto Rican Rice Pudding

  • 22 mins
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This is a Puerto Rican version of rice pudding that is absolutely delicious. It is flavored with cloves, nutmeg, ginger sugar and nutmeg.


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of short grained rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tbs fresh ginger, crushed
  • 1 14 oz can of coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbs canola oil
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 14 oz can of condensed milk
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
Directions:
  • Soak rice in water for two hours prior to cooking, then drain.
  • In a deep pan, add 3 cups of water, salt, ginger and cloves and bring to a boil.
  • Pour mixture through a wire mesh strainer, remove the spices and boil again.
  • Add the rice, sugar, coconut cream and oil.
  • Cover  and cook at low heat for about 20 minutes.
  • Add the raisins, mix well, remove cover and continue cooking until the rice absorbs all the water.
  • Finally, slowly add the condensed milk and blend well.
  • Pour into a  square baking dish and allow to cool.
  • Place in the refrigerator covered for at least 2 hours.
  • Sprinkle nutmeg on top of the pudding.
  • Cut into 2 inch squares and serve.
 

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