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Cardamom Rice Pudding

Yield serves 8-10
You can find orange-flower water in the spice section or at natural or ethnic-food stores.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom, divided
  • 1 teaspoon orange-flower water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped pistachios

Nutrition Information

  • calories 167
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 165 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 2 1/2 cups water and salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Add rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes.

  2. Stir in the milk, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon cardamom. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring frequently, 20 minutes or until rice is tender and the mixture is thick and creamy. Place in a large bowl; cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon cardamom and flower water. Chill 4 hours. Sprinkle with pistachios.