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- submitted by Dahlia on 12-05-2007
(Rice Pudding, Bread Pudding, Cake Pudding)

           This is a great dessert that can be made with leftover rice or old bread or old cake. It tastes good either warm or cold.

Cooked rice / Old bread pieces/ Old cake pieces- 1 cup
Eggs - 3 (beaten)
Milk - 2 1/2 cups (or use coconut milk)
sugar - 3/4 cup 
salt - a pinch (optional)
vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Lemon Zest - 1 tsp (optional)
Raisins - 1/2 cup 
Nutmeg powder- 1 tsp
Cinnamon powder - 1 tsp 

Rice Pudding

1. Mix all the ingrediants in a large mixing bowl.
2. Pour into a buttered baking dish.
3. Place the baking dish in a big baking pan filled with water.
4. Bake for 45 minutes in the oven preheated to 350 degrees.
5. Check if the pudding is set by inserting a clean knife in the center. The pudding is done if the knife comes out clean with nothing sticking to it. If not, keep it in the oven for another 5 - 10 minutes and check.
6. Serve warm or cold. Some whipped cream added on top while serving will be good.

      - The same recipe can be done in a pressure cooker too. Pour water in the cooker and place the bowl of mixed ingrediants. Do not put the whistle.

     - To give a south indian touch, add coconut milk instead of milk.

Bread Pudding

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Comments (11)

Person ana   (July 13, 2015)
i think this recipe works with bread better than rice, i tried it with rice but the rice stayed at the bottom of the mixture while the liquids (eggs and milk) stayed on top, i think it's because unlike bread, rice can't absorb the liquids
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 15, 2015)
Hi Ana, It usually comes out perfectly... Not sure why the rice went to the bottom for you. Better luck next time..
Person madhu   (July 4, 2014)
can i make it without eggs .i am not a egg eater so how can i replace eggs ?
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 4, 2014)
I am so sorry, i haven't tried without eggs. You should google for some eggless pudding recipes.

My guess is that even if you skip the eggs, it would taste good... It will be like a thick kheer...
Person madhu   (January 14, 2014)
You can use idli stand (if you dont ming the idli shape) or dhokla stand.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 4, 2014)
yes you can... dhokla stand will work perfectly...
Person sofia sana   (August 29, 2013)
Hi !
this recipe really taste good .
I like this recipe very much...
Thank you....
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 30, 2013)
u r welcome!
Person vishal   (August 27, 2013)
If using pressure cooker , what is the cooking time? high flame or low flame without whistle on?
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 30, 2013)
I personally haven't tried in the pressure cooker.. but my friend has... she puts a little water in the bottom, put the bowl with the pudding mixture on top and cooks it on medium low flame for 45 minutes with no whistle.. You can put them in small individual containers instead of one big... The time may increase depending on the size of your cooker, size of the vessel used etc. basically you want it be set like a pudding and not runny...
Person zenab saifee   (August 21, 2013)
good recipe of lelt over rice

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