Portugese Traditional Rice Pudding

Portugese Traditional Rice Pudding Recipe

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Lou Ann Marques


Recipe given to my sister by a Portuguese friend.

Haven't tried this yet, but it sounds yummy. Note the easier version listed.


★★★★★ 1 vote

45 Min


  • 1 c
    rice (river rice)
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    whole milk
  • 1 c
  • 1 pkg
    instant lemon pudding (easier version) or
  • 8
    egg yolks
  • ·
    lemon peel

How to Make Portugese Traditional Rice Pudding


  1. Bring water to boil, add rice. Cook until water is
    absorbed. Warm the milk and add sugar to milk.
    Bring to an almost boil. Add rice to milk mixture.
    until milk is almost absorbed. Add 2 TB unsalted butter. Add dry package of lemon instant pudding.
    Sprinkle top with cinnamon.

    For the Traditional Rice w/o the instant pudding.
    Dip lemon peel in milk. Add 8 egg yolks.

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About Portugese Traditional Rice Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings

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