Categories: Food & Drink

Creamy Rice Pudding for Ramadan

As Ramadan approaches, the anticipation of cherished traditions and delectable iftar delights fills the air. One such classic treat that holds a special place on many iftar tables is Rice Pudding. This heartwarming dish not only satisfies the sweet tooth but also brings a sense of comfort and nostalgia. Let’s explore how to make this delightful Rice Pudding and discover its health benefits.


1 cup long-grain white rice

4 cups whole milk

1/2 cup sugar (adjust to taste)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

A pinch of salt

Optional: Raisins, chopped nuts, or a sprinkle of nutmeg for garnish


* Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.

* In a medium-sized pot, combine the rice, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt.

* Bring the mixture to a gentle boil over medium heat, then reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring frequently to prevent sticking. Cook until the rice is tender and the mixture has thickened to a creamy consistency.

* Remove from heat and let it cool slightly before serving.

* Garnish with raisins, chopped nuts, or a sprinkle of nutmeg if desired.

The combination of rice and milk provides a good source of carbohydrates and proteins, offering a sustained release of energy during the fasting period.

Rice pudding is easy on the stomach and can be soothing for digestive discomfort, making it an ideal choice for breaking the fast.

The dish is a good source of essential nutrients like calcium, vitamin D, and B-vitamins, contributing to overall bone health and energy metabolism.

With its milk content, rice pudding aids in hydration, an essential aspect of iftar after a day of fasting.

You can customize the recipe by adding healthy toppings like fruits, nuts, or seeds, making it a versatile and balanced dessert. As you savor the creamy goodness of homemade Rice Pudding this Ramadan, not only will you indulge in a delightful treat, but you’ll also be nourishing your body with a dish that seamlessly combines tradition and health.

Enjoy this classic recipe with loved ones, creating memories and relishing the spirit of togetherness during this blessed mont

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