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Sweet Rice    Veg  CD  DP  Argentine 90mins plus chilling


Argentine name: Arroz Con Leche



Serves 4-6   Cold  Vegetarian  Dessert  Argentina  Sth America  South American




360ml/12fl.oz. Water

1 x 7.5cm/3-inch Cinnamon Stick

The rind of 1/2 a Lime (in large pieces)

100g/4oz Rice, washed

1 teasp Vanilla Extract

teasp Salt

90ml/32fl.oz. Milk

1 small tin Condensed Milk

Ground Cinnamon





1. Place the water in a large saucepan together with the lime rind and cinnamon stick and bring to the boil.


2. Add the rice, stir to mix then reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.


3. Remove cinnamon  stick and lime rind then add the Vanilla extract, salt,  milk and condensed milk. Mix well then continue to simmer over medium heat for 1 hour, stirring often to prevent it sticking to the bottom and burning.


4. Transfer to individual serving dishes, allow to cool then refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving sprinkled with ground cinnamon.





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