Creamy Turmeric Chai Rice Pudding

Turmeric Tonic Recipes #2

Creamy Turmeric Chai Rice Pudding

Due to the popularity of the Turmeric Tonic recipes, we will be featuring a new recipe every couple of weeks to keep you warm and cozy throughout the chilly, sometimes dreary winter months. You can see our first post of the series, TT Detox Infusion. Stay tuned over the next few months for more delicious turmeric chai recipes!

This beautiful, creamy golden rice pudding makes a satisfying dessert, which is healthy enough to serve as a nourishing treat.

 

Creamy Turmeric Chai Rice Pudding

This beautiful, creamy golden rice pudding makes a satisfying dessert, which is healthy enough to serve as a nourishing treat.

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups short grain or arborio rice
  • 2 cups almond or cashew milk
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp turmeric tonic tea
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins (optional)
  • tsp toasted coconut for garnish (optional)
  1. Heat the coconut oil over medium heat, in a heavy saucepan, until melted.
  2. Add the rice grains, stirring until well coated. Continue heating until the rice becomes fragrant and just begins to brown.
  3. Add 1 quart of water and salt to the pan. Bring to a boil, then decrease heat to simmer, until the rice is cooked and soft ~ 20 minutes. Remove pan from the stove and keep covered.
  4. Pour the milk, honey, and chai blend into a separate saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until the honey and is fully blended.

  5. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 8-10 minutes, allowing the chai blend to infuse.
  6. Strain out the spices, and add the golden milk mixture to the pan with the rice. Stir to combine.
  7. Bring the pan back to the stove and cook over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the pudding is at your desired consistency.
  8. Add the raisins (optional) and stir to combine them evenly throughout the pudding. Taste and season with additional honey or some maple syrup, if needed.
  9. You may serve this garnished with toasted coconut. 

Enjoy! And let us know how your culinary adventures with Turmeric Tonic are turning out! Follow along with our Turmeric Tonic Tea Recipes series. Next up, SuperFood PowerMilk! (You know you’re curious!)

 

 

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