Recipe for Greek Rice Pudding (Rizogalo)

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Rice Pudding (Rizogalo) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water plus 4 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup uncooked, medium grain rice
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon, to garnish

How to Prepare Greek Rice Pudding (Rizogalo):

Add 1 cup of water to a medium saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium heat. Add rice and stir with a fork. Simmer the rice with the lid on for 15 minutes. Add the milk to the rice and water mixture and simmer for an additional 30 minutes over low heat, stirring the mixture with a fork a few times during the cooking process.

Mix flour with 4 tablespoons of water. Add slowly to the rice mixture and stir vigorously with a fork. Stir in the sugar and simmer the mixture for an additional 15 minutes.

Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the vanilla extract. Pour the pudding into individual custard cubs and sprinkle with cinnamon to garnish.

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