251.Rice pudding Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar

Serves 4

2 oz / 50 g short grain brown rice

1/2 pint 280 ml water

1 oz / 25 g molasses or honey

1/2 pint low-fat yogurt

the smallest pinch of saffron

1 tablespoon chopped almonds

1 tablespoon chopped pistachios

1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg

  • Soak the rice in the water for one hour ( do not drain), in a saucepan.
  • Simmer gently for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Transfer to an oven-proof dish, add the molasses, yogurt and saffron and stir well.
  • Sprinkle the chopped almonds, pistachios and nutmeg on top.
  • Bake in the oven, gas mark 2, 300 F, 150 C, for two hours.