Saturday, December 4, 2010

Portuguese rice pudding

Here's the recipe from Portugal. Hope you like it. We love it!  

1 liter whole milk
300 g sugar
250 g rice
A pinch of salt
10 egg yolks
100 g unsalted butter
1 cinnamon stick
1 vanilla bean
1 lemon peel
cinnamon q.b.

It takes the heat a saucepan with 1.5 liters of water and when it boils, it throws up the rice and salt.
Stir and let it simmer for 12 minutes.
Drain the rice and passes by hot water.
It has been part of the milk to boil with the lemon peel, cinnamon and vanilla and pour over the rice.
Stir and let it finish cooking until boiling.
Joins her the sugar and, after a few minutes, remove the rice from the heat of the fire.
Bind the butter with the egg yolks in a bowl and chuck him up over the rice little by little, stirring constantly.
Leads again to a simmer and stir to cook the egg yolks without being boiling.
Pour on plates or platter and decorate to taste with cinnamon powder.

1 comment:

Maria da Luz Borges said...

My favorite desert. Good chioce Joana
Maria and little stars