Creamy Coconut Rice Pudding

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Turn leftover rice into a deliciously creamy treat with this great Nadia Lim recipe.

10 Minutes

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  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ½ – ¾ cup milk (cow’s, almond or soy)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sugar, honey or maple syrup
  • Fruit of your choice (fresh, stewed or canned)
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon


  1. Mix together rice, coconut milk and other milk with vanilla essence in a small saucepan and simmer on the stove stirring frequently (to avoid it burning on the bottom), for about 5-8 minutes until thick and creamy.
  2. Stir through sweetener (sugar, honey or maple syrup).
  3. To serve, spoon into bowls, top with fruit and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
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