Recipe: Tasty Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche)

Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche). Rice pudding (arroz con leche) made the traditional Mexican way, with both whole and evaporated milk and an aromatic touch of cinnamon. Transfer the pudding to a serving bowl. Dust the top of the pudding with ground cinnamon and serve.

Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche) Leftover rice is often used, especially in restaurants. Rice puddings are found in nearly every area of the world. Recipes can greatly vary even within a single country. You can cook Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche) using 8 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche)

  1. It’s 7 cup of water.
  2. It’s 1 cup of uncooked long grain rice.
  3. It’s 2 large of cinnamon sticks.
  4. You need 5 of cloves.
  5. Prepare 1 can of evaporated milk.
  6. Prepare 1 can of sweetened condensed milk.
  7. Prepare 1 cup of whole milk.
  8. You need 1/2 cup of golden raisins.

The dessert can be boiled or baked. Literally translated, arroz con leche means rice with milk, but it's actually a thick rice pudding that everyone makes a slightly different way. This classic arroz con leche recipe is served in households all over Spain. It is rich and sweet with a touch of lemon flavor.

Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche) step by step

  1. Add water, cinnamon sticks and cloves in large simmering pot. Bring to boil..
  2. Once water is rapidly boiling add rice and stir. Lower heat to medium flame. Cook uncovered for about 25 min..
  3. Remove all cloves and both cinnamon sticks. Drain rice in a mesh strainer. Place rice back in pan..
  4. Lower heat to low. Add whole milk, then stir. Add both the evaporated and sweetened milks. Continue stirring constantly until liquid thickens. Make sure to scrape bottom of pan so the rice or liquid doesn't stick. About 15 min..
  5. Turn off stove top. Add raisins and stir. They'll plump up with the heat from the cooked rice. Let pudding sit for about 20 minutes and serve. Enjoy!! Pudding could be eaten warm or cold. Your choice..
  6. Be sure to refrigerate any remaining leftovers..

Creamy Mexican Rice Pudding Recipe, also known as Arroz con Leche. There are countless arroz con leche recipe variations out there. Some include sweetened condensed milk, others use whole milk, some use evaporated milk I've had the variation with raisins before and I love it. The raisins get super warm and plump up in the pudding, when you finally eat them, they. This arroz con leche recipe comes from a calender cookbook called Mexico, The Beautiful Cookbook.