Middle Eastern Dessert Rice

Middle Eastern Dessert Rice

An authentic Middle Eastern sweet treat.


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Serves: 12 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 45 mins

Yield: 12 x 1/2 cup servings

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  • 3 pint soymilk (48 fl. oz)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup short-grain white rice
  • 1/2 cup seedless raisins (unpacked)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamon (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp pistachio nuts, chopped


Place soymilk, honey, rice, and raisins in a large heavy-based saucepan.

Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 45 minutes or until mixture thickens. Add cardamon.

Serve topped with pistachio nuts.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 134 cals
Kilojoules 562 kJ
Fat 2.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 57 mg
Carbohydrates 24.4 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Total Sugars 12.2 g
Protein 4.4 g
Calcium 144.0 mg
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