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Chai Spiced Rice Pudding
with homemade chai masala

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Rice pudding makes an appearance in many cuisines, using a variety of rice, cooking methods and flavorings. Our version of this simple dessert uses a chai spice blend that imparts the warm flavors and creamy sweetness of Indian chai, and can be served warm or chilled. We've included a recipe for a homemade chai masala, or you can use a store-bought blend if you prefer.
Smarts # 1: This recipe was written and tested to make 6 servings, so be sure to select 6 as the number of servings in the dessert menu for optimal results.
Smarts #2: To make this dessert vegan, substitute any plant-based milk (like soy, nut or oat) for the milk, and coconut cream for the heavy cream.

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Ingredients

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Chai Spiced Rice Pudding:
  • Short grain white rice - 1 cup
  • Sugar, granulated - 1/3 cup
  • Chai spice - 1 tsp (ingredients listed separately)
  • Salt, kosher - 1/4 tsp
  • Milk, whole - 4 1/2 cups (sub any plant-based milk)
  • Butter - 2 Tbsp
  • Heavy cream - 1/2 cup (sub coconut cream)
Homemade Chai Masala Spice:
  • Cinnamon, ground - 2 Tbsp
  • Cardamom, ground - 1 Tbsp
  • Ginger, ground - 2 tsp
  • Nutmeg, ground - 1/2 tsp
  • Allspice - 1/2 tsp
  • Cloves, ground - 1/4 tsp

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Prep

  1. Make chai spice mix - Combine cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, allspice and clove.

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Make

  1. In a small saucepan, combine rice, sugar, spice mix, salt and milk. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring often. Once mixture starts to boil, lower heat and simmer, continuing to stir often, until rice is cooked and pudding is thickened, ~25 minutes. Stir in butter.

  2. Remove pudding from heat and cool for 15 minutes. Stir in cream. Enjoy!

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