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Chai Rice Pudding Recipe

Chai refers to tea cooked in warm milk and flavored with spices such as cardamom, ginger and cinnamon. These same flavors are a wonderful addition to old-fashioned rice pudding.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 8 cups 1% milk
  • 1 cup uncooked basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice


  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the milk, rice, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in the spices. Serve warm or chilled. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 189 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk.

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

"This is a great rice pudding. My daughter found it a few years ago, and I have been making it ever since."

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"Wonderful, easy to make, tastes even better the second day."

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