This creamy rice is delicious with stewed fruit or on its own.
- 2 cups short-grain rice
- 4 cups whole milk
- 4 cups water
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- rind from 1 lemon or lime
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- ¼ cup sugar
- cinnamon powder
In a saucepan, cook the rice in water until just soft. Add cinnamon sticks, lemon rind and milk and stir. Add the coconut and condensed milk, stirring all the time. Then add sugar to taste.
Stir thoroughly until it is of a creamy consistency. If the mixture is too thick add more milk.
Serve sprinkled with cinnamon powder.