Monday 15 July 2013

Milchreis German rice pudding

Creamy and rich cinnamon scented German rice pudding.


90 g / 3 oz basmati rice
600 ml full fat milk
125 ml single cream
90 g / 3 oz sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon  ground cinnamon


1. Wash the rice and soak it in water for 30 minutes
2. In a very large microwaveable pot pour the milk in.(The milk should only be about 2 inches deep in the pot otherwise it will boil over in microwave)
3. Place the bowl of milk in the microwave and cook  on high for 15 minutes, stir the milk intermittently at 3 minute intervals.
4. Remove the milk from the microwave and add the sugar and cream and mix well.Return the milk back to the microwave and cook for another 10 minute,stirring intermittently every three minutes.
5. Drain the soaked  rice, add approx 500 ml water to the rice and place the rice on cooker to boil , once the water boils lower the flame and simmer the rice for 10 minutes until most of the water is absorbed and rice is well cooked and mushy.
6. With a wooden spoon mash the rice up slightly and remove it from the cooker.

7. Remove the milk and cream mixture from the microwave and add the boiled mashed rice to it nad mix well.Add the vanilla essence and mix.
8. Return the rice to the microwave and cook on medium heat for another 10 minutes stirring intermittently every three minutes.
9. Remove the rice pudding from the microwave and leave to cool.
10. Transfer the rice pudding to serving bowls and sprinkle with some ground cinnamon.
11. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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Submitting to:
 Flavours of Germany, event by guest hosted by Nivedhanam


  1. Wow.. This is something like our Indian rice kheer but with the use of vanilla flavor and cinnamon, they are a little different. This is the common food given in Germany for toddlers.. :) Even grown up enjoy this dessert.

  2. I LOVE rice pudding. That looks amazing!

  3. One of my favourite desserts. It's also a great one for when the little ones are poorly, Mums homemade rice pudding usually makes them feel better.

  4. OMH I adore rice pudding and this recipe looks absolutely mouth watering!!! Thanks!

  5. One of my favourite puddings. The cinnamon always makes it taste extra special.

  6. An interesting variation on rice pudding.

  7. I love this variation on traditional rice pudding. The cinnamon adds a different twist to it.

  8. This recipe sounds lovely! Another one to print off and attempt to follow! Thanks :)

  9. I've never made rice pudding with basmati rice - it looks very nice.


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