“Saffron Rose Rice Pudding”



A sweet treat


Time:30 mins


•  2 tablespoons brown rice, soaked
•  ⅓ cup water
•  1 cup almond milk
•  ⅓ cup jaggery powder
•  ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
•  1 teaspoon rose water
•  20 saffron strands, soaked


•  2 tablespoons almonds, roasted and chopped
•  A few saffron strands
•  1 teaspoon rose petals (optional)


•  Prepare 1 cup almond milk.

•  Soak 2 tablespoons brown rice for 1 hour.
•  Soak 20 saffron strands in 2 tablespoons hot water for 1 hour.


1. Place 3 tablespoons of water and soaked brown rice into a blender and blend until brown rice is blended properly.
2. Add water to a clay pot and bring it to a boil. Add blended brown rice and keep stirring till the paste becomes a little thick. Add almond milk and let it cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
3. Add jaggery powder and cardamom powder and let it cook until the mixture becomes thick. Keep stirring it continuously.
4. Switch off the stove and let it cool for 10 minutes. Add rose water, soaked saffron, and the water in which saffron was soaked and mix.
5. Place this mixture in the blender and pulse to get a smooth paste. Do not over-blend it. Place it in a refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
6. Top it up with almonds, saffron strands, rose petals and serve.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  1. Nourishing Ingredients: This rice pudding is made with wholesome ingredients like brown rice, almond milk, and jaggery, providing essential nutrients such as fiber, calcium, and antioxidants.
  2. Gentle on Digestion: Jaggery, a natural sweetener derived from sugarcane, is known for its digestive benefits and is a healthier alternative to refined sugars.
  3. Aromatic and Flavorful: Infused with the delicate fragrance of rose water, cardamom powder, and saffron, this rice pudding offers a sensory experience that delights the palate and uplifts the senses.
  4. Dairy-Free and Vegan: Suitable for those with lactose intolerance or following a vegan lifestyle, this recipe uses almond milk as a creamy, plant-based alternative to traditional dairy.
  5. Satisfying and Comforting: With its creamy texture and rich flavor profile, this rice pudding is a comforting dessert that satisfies sweet cravings and brings joy to the taste buds.

Nutritive Value (Per Serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 150-200 kcal
  • Protein: 3-4 grams
  • Fat: 5-7 grams (mainly from healthy fats in almond milk and almonds)
  • Carbohydrates: 20-25 grams
  • Fiber: 2-3 grams
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Provides essential nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, and vitamin E from almond milk and almonds.

Indulge in the luxurious flavors of this Saffron Rose Rice Pudding, and let its aromatic essence transport you to a realm of culinary delight and blissful indulgence!

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