Sweet Rice Recipe

Submited by Laura from Jimenez Chihuahua Mexico

MEXICAN SWEET RICE MEXICAN SWEET RICE RECIPE

Here is a cool and refreshing treat to be prepared as after meal dessert or any time of day.

Sweet Rice Recipe along with the addition of dark raisins, cinnamon and sliced pecans added according to taste it makes for a treat that is easy to make and pleasing to the palate.

This mexican dessert of interesting texture -tender but firm, is delicious when served warm from the pot.

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice, preferably medium-grain
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 slice lemon rind
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup of raisins
  • 1/3 cup of sliced pecans
  • 2 cups of hot milk
  • 1 can of condenced milk
  • ground cinnamon, added according to taste. for serving

Procedure

  1. Wash the rice and cook in water, along with the cinnamon stick and lemon rind.
  2. Once the mixture softens, add the rasins and hot milk.
  3. Cook with low heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the condenced milk and stir.
  5. Spoon the mixture into a serving dish or individual bowls.
  6. Sprinkle on top the ground cinnamon and the pecans.
  7. Enjoy.

TIPS

WHAT IS THE BEST RICE FOR MEXICAN SWEET RICE RECIPE?

The medium-grain rice yields the firmest and the creamiest texture. Long-grain rice makes a very respectable pudding, though one with a slightly softer grain and a milkier, less silken texture.

ADVICE:

Make double, you never have enough.

NUTRITIONAL FACTS FOR SOME INGREDIENTES IN THE SWEET RICE RECIPE

  • RICE is high in carbohydrates and amino acids. It contains vitamins E, B1, B2, minerals, Phosphorous, Iron, Potassium, Calcium, Its properties are ideal for control of gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol.
  • CINNAMON contains properties that help control gases, colic and stomach problems. It also helps control weight and burns calories.
  • PECANS are rich in fiber and carbohydrates, proteins with little sugar content but high in calories. They contain vitamins A, B1, B6, E and minerals like potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper and iron. In addition: Omega 3, amino acids, folic acid, and niacin. Pecans reduce good and bad cholesterol. They are recommended for prevention of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, and dehydrated skin. Help to maintain function of the brain.
  • More info...Nutritional Value of Food

    CONTACT ME

    My name is Laura. Please contact me with any ideas or questions about the recipe, just drop me a note. I will be happy to respond.