This sweet Burmese porridge is usually served after the main dish on a cold night. It is common knowledge in Burma that coconut milk helps you sleep. That is why my hubby and many others only eat this dish in small portions.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
45 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place jasmine rice in a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let soak, about 30 minutes. Drain.

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  • Bring jasmine rice and 5 1/2 cups water to a boil in a large pot; cook, stirring occasionally, until rice breaks down and grains disappear, about 20 minutes.

  • Stir coconut milk and sugar into the pot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until flavors combine, about 15 minutes. Season with salt.

Nutrition Facts

254 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 45.2g; fat 7.7g; sodium 305.2mg. Full Nutrition
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