This is a very delicious rice dish! It's similar to an Indian-style rice pudding recipe. Enjoy! Top with slivered almonds and cinnamon if you'd like.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine rice, raisins, milk, honey, and butter in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, and let it simmer for 15 minutes; stirring occasionally. Stir in lemon rind and juice.

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  • Serve the rice in bowls and garnish (optional) with cinnamon and slivered almonds.

Nutrition Facts

333.5 calories; 6.1 g protein; 65.8 g carbohydrates; 18.3 mg cholesterol; 72.1 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
03/11/2010
Here's how I interpreted this recipe: with short-grain brown rice fat-free milk and light margarine instead of butter. I also have a kidlet here who loathes all raisins on earth so I used dried cranberries instead which IMO works great with lemon so I think it was a safe substitution. I also mixed in 2 tsp of dissolved cornstarch just my preference because I like my rice puddings very thick. It came out perfectly. Lightly sweet bright flavors and so healthy for such a great treat! There is no way this recipe was bland. Also the cinnamon and almonds sprinkled on top were perfect. I've made rice pudding the 'old way' a hundred times... it was never this good. Thanks for a great recipe! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/16/2010
I thought it tasted fine but my family didn't like it. It turned out too sweet and tasted almost like eating a spoon of pure honey. Read More
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31 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/11/2010
Here's how I interpreted this recipe: with short-grain brown rice fat-free milk and light margarine instead of butter. I also have a kidlet here who loathes all raisins on earth so I used dried cranberries instead which IMO works great with lemon so I think it was a safe substitution. I also mixed in 2 tsp of dissolved cornstarch just my preference because I like my rice puddings very thick. It came out perfectly. Lightly sweet bright flavors and so healthy for such a great treat! There is no way this recipe was bland. Also the cinnamon and almonds sprinkled on top were perfect. I've made rice pudding the 'old way' a hundred times... it was never this good. Thanks for a great recipe! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/14/2003
This was probably meant for dessert but I ate it for breakfast! yum yum. 1/3 cup of honey was plenty of sweetness for me and I may reduce it even more next time. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/14/2003
so easy. so good. i will always make extra rice to save for this yummy pudding. i tried it with a can of sweetened condensed milk and a little rose water instead of the lemon and it was good that way too. thanks susan Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/14/2003
i omitted the lemon to make it more like what i remember from years ago - and it was PERFECT. creamy and sweet it was a perfect way to use leftover rice for dessert. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/14/2003
Wow! Really great recipe--it has already been added to my cook book. Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/09/2010
This was a great way to use my left-over brown rice! I added dried cranberries instead of rasins fat free milk and a bit of vanilla but skipped the lemon (didn't have any around the house). I also put in two tsp dissolved corn starch for thickness. Turned out great for a light dinner and a fabulous pre-workout breakfast. This pudding was creamy sweet and filling. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/01/2010
Totally delicious. Added cardamon and cloves which gave it a little more flavor depth. Will make again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2011
This is really simple and easy to make. The kids and hubby ate this one up! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/16/2010
I thought it tasted fine but my family didn't like it. It turned out too sweet and tasted almost like eating a spoon of pure honey. Read More
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