This one is a really simple, quick treat that’s virtually fat-free. Can’t vouch for carbs though.
- 14 oz can Fat Free Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 1/2 cups Jasmine or Basmati rice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom, or Seeds from 6 cardamom pods, ground
- 1-2 teaspoons Rosewater
Empty Condensed milk into saucepan. Add 3 additional cans of water. Heat and stir, add the rice, cardamom, and rosewater. Cover and simmer until desired consistency, about 1/2 an hour. Tends to form lots of bubbles and bubble over even if only barely boiling; if this is a problem then crack the lid and keep the heat as low as possible. Stir frequently. Garnish with ground pistachios to satisfy even the most skeptical Indian mother-in-law and aunties.
Rosewater not necessary. Experiment with cinnamon and nutmeg if you like. Feel free to add raisins, currants, chopped dates, dried cranberries, or whatever floats your boat. Add crushed-up Benadryl and put the kids to bed early for an easy clean-up.