Riz au Lait (Rice in Milk)

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Rice in milk has been treasured by mothers and grandmothers for generations.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup short grain round rice
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • ⅓ cup sugar

Directions

  • Fill a large saucepan with water, add the salt, and bring to a boil over high heat. Wash the rice under clean water, drain it, then put it in the boiling water. After 3 minutes, drain the rice and dry it.
  • Slice the top outer layer of the vanilla pod in half lengthwise. In a medium saucepan, bring the milk and the vanilla pod to a boil over medium heat. When the milk starts to boil, add the sugar, and reduce the heat to very low. Take out the vanilla pod, and use a teaspoon to scrape the seeds out. Put the vanilla seeds back in the milk.
  • Add the rice to the warm milk, stir with a wooden tablespoon, and simmer for 40 minutes. Pour in a serving bowl.
  • Serve lukewarm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup short grain round rice
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • ⅓ cup sugar

Directions

  • Fill a large saucepan with water, add the salt, and bring to a boil over high heat. Wash the rice under clean water, drain it, then put it in the boiling water. After 3 minutes, drain the rice and dry it.
  • Slice the top outer layer of the vanilla pod in half lengthwise. In a medium saucepan, bring the milk and the vanilla pod to a boil over medium heat. When the milk starts to boil, add the sugar, and reduce the heat to very low. Take out the vanilla pod, and use a teaspoon to scrape the seeds out. Put the vanilla seeds back in the milk.
  • Add the rice to the warm milk, stir with a wooden tablespoon, and simmer for 40 minutes. Pour in a serving bowl.
  • Serve lukewarm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium220mg
Total Carbohydrate45g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars27g
Protein7g