Rice Pudding with Pistachios (Orz Belaban)

Rice Pudding with Pistachios (Orz Belaban)

Prep. 20 mins
Cooking 45 mins
Serving 4
Middle Eastern

INGREDIENTS Measurements


2 cups coarsely ground pistachios
2 tablespoons Sugar Syrup
1 teaspoon rose water
2/3 cup short grain rice, rinsed & drained
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups milk
1 cup whipping cream
3/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Pomegranate seeds, for garnish



  • Mix pistachios with syrup and rose water in large bowl. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the rice, sugar, milk, cream, water, and vanilla and stir until combined. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes, stirring constantly, until rice is cooked.
  • Layer pistachio mixture alternatively with rice pudding to fill a glass serving bowl. Refrigerate until well chilled.
  • Garnish with pomegranate seeds and serve cold.

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