Indian Rice Pudding

This ojas-enhancing rice pudding is a healthy holiday comfort food.
Indian Rice Pudding


  • 1/2 cup white
  • 4 cups organic milk (or
  • or light coconut milk)
  • 4–6 cardamom seeds, bruised
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2–4 tbsp raw
  • Handful of pistachios (optional)


In a colander, rinse rice with water. Place in a heavy-bottomed saucepan with milk, cardamom, and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, lower heat to simmer, cover, and cook, stirring frequently, 45 minutes. Add nuts if desired. Cook until mixture is slightly thick but easy to stir. Remove cinnamon and cardamom pods, and stir in honey. Let cool.

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Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 72
  • Carbohydrate Content: 41 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g