Recipe Kheer Classic Rice Pudding India Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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Yield: 4 Servings

4 cups whole milk

4 cups light cream

1/2 cup basmati rice, rinsed

3/4 cup light brown sugar or jaggery

1 tsp ground cardamom

Generous pinch of saffron strands

1/3 cup small raisins

1/2 cup pistachios, coarsely chopped

1. In a large pan, heat the milk and cream and bring to a boil. Add the rice, reduce the heat, and cook until the rice is soft, about 45 minutes. Stir frequently.

2. Stir in the sugar, cardamom, saffron, raisins and mix well.

3. Transfer the pudding to a large serving bowl or into individual ramekins. Refrigerate until chilled.

4. To serve, sprinkle the top of the pudding with the pistachios.