Rice pudding The perfect dessert for your taste buds!

The rice pudding refers torice in the creamy texture and with a thick brown speckled nutmeg skin.It is a very easy-to-make recipe and is savoured not only in Asia but also in other countries across the global since very long. The interesting thing about rice pudding is that it has not experienced much change over the eras. While it is a delicious and a healthy porridge, it is also medicinal; as it helps to treat instances of an upset stomach.Rice was well known as a curative and was recognised by the ancient Asian, Middle Eastern, Romans and Medieval Europeans for its nutritional value.

Over the ages, rice has become the world’s most widely consumed cereal grain, which implies that every culture has a recipe for rice pudding which makes it exclusively unique to the cultures. While some use eggs, others may be usingcoconut milk, citrus, spices, fruit, nuts, honey, butterscotch etc. The common feature of the lip-smacking porridge—irrespective of the geographical or cultural aspect—is that it is a nutritious delicacy savoured by all.

In India, rice pudding goes by the name of “kheer”, a very popular dish generally served as a dessert. It is also made especially during festivals like Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi etc.However, there are variations in the cooking method of the porridge; like for instance, making with milk or without it—as a matter of tradition or taste. As an alternative to rice pudding, almost all grains can also instead be used to make porridge, like barley, buckwheat, millet, oat, rye, maize and chipped wheat.

So try rice pudding, if you haven’t already, and buy the main ingredient from PP Foods—a quality provider of rice.

 13/03/2018  Ashwini EC