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Brown Rice Pudding with Raisins and Lavender Syrup

Brown Rice Pudding with Raisins and Lavender Syrup
This Brown Rice Pudding recipe from chef Daniela Gutstadt of the Culinary Table offers a new twist on an old favourite.

This brown rice pudding from Daniela Gudstadt at the Culinary Table is delicious

Brown Rice Pudding with Raisins and Lavender Syrup

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Serves: 8 -10
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown, short grain rice
  • 4 cups water
  • pinch of salt
  • 250ml coconut milk
  • 120g sugar
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 eggs
  • berries or season fruit to serve
  • For the Lavender Syrup:
  • 10 heads fresh lavender
  • 100g sugar
  • 100ml water

Instructions

  1. Boil the rice in water with a pinch of salt, simmer for 15 minutes then leave to steam until the rice is cooked.
  2. Add the coconut milk and sugar and simmer on a low heat until the milk is absorbed or evaporated. Add the raisins.
  3. Beat eggs in a small bowl, then add to the rice pudding and remove from the heat. Stir thoroughly to combine. Transfer to a container to chill for a few hours.
  4. To make the lavender syrup, in a pan dissolve the sugar in the water and add the fresh lavender. Remove from the heat and leave to steep for 1 hour.
  5. Then strain the flowers and return the syrup to the heat to reduce until it coats the back of a spoon.
  6. Halve or quarter a few berries or seasonal fruit and macerate in the lavender syrup. To serve, spoon the rice pudding onto a plate and spoon over some of the berries and syrup.

Wine suggestion: Asara Bell TowerMeet Daniela Gutstadt from the Culinary Table

Chef Daniela Gudstadt owns and runs the Culinary Tables on the outskirts of Johannesburg where she serves us a feast that’s packed with slow-cooked flavour. Give her homemade sauerkraut a try.

Culinary Table

Lanseria Centre, R512, Johannesburg

+27 (0) 11 017 0999; [email protected]

Open Monday to Sunday for breakfast and lunch

Recipe supplied and approved by chef

Photography Francois Pistorius

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