Shir Berenj (Rice Pudding)

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 0m
  • Cook Time : 2:0 h
  • Ready In : 60m

A great dessert is ready and you can serve it hot or cold depends on you, but usually in Afghanistan it is served cold, but in winter it is fantastice to have it hot with a cup of tea.


  • 2 cups Rice
  • 2 cups nonfat Milk
  • 6 tsp sugar (or better is sugar substitute)
  • 1 tbsp cardamom
  • Nuts (almonds, walnuts or pishtachios) just a little for garnish cinnamon (optional)


Step 1

Put in a bowl milk with rice and cook it on low heat. keep mixing it and then put sugar and cook it till the mixture thickens.

Step 2

When it is cooked, mix cardamom and cover the dish. Keep in on low heat for a while.

Step 3

Then put it in a dish and garnish it with nuts.

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by rachel on October 21, 2014

    How long does the rice take to cook in the milk? I never cook rice (do I need to presoak the rice)


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