Rice Pudding

Source: What's Cooking Today by Muriel Emekunle Davies
Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesTotal time: 40 minutes


Rice, sugar, nutmeg milk and butter. This is a simple recipe from west Africa which can be served hot or cold after lunch for dinner. Some variants are thickened only with the rice starch. Enjoy.


1 pint
1 ounce
1 1⁄2 ounce
white rice
egg (optional)
1 ounce
butter (or margarine)


How to cook Rice Pudding?
1. Pick and wash rice.
2. Cook the rice in the milk over a low heat till almost all the milk is absorbed, and grains are soft.
3. If mixture is dry, add about 2 tablespoonful of milk. Add the sugar, butter and egg if used.
4. Grease a pie-dish, pour mixture in a grate 1/2 nutmeg on the top.
5. Stand pie-dish in a tin containing cold water.
6. Bake in a quick oven for 5 minutes.
7. Serve hot or cold after lunch for dinner.


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