Basmati Rice Pudding

by Amie on June 11, 2009

This summertime dessert is quick to prepare and tastes fresh and cool in your mouth.  Enjoy this dish after your summer BBQ and your guests will be delighted!



  • 3/4 cup basmati rice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup honey or agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt


  • Combine rice, salt and 1 1/2 cups water in a pan on the stove top; bring to a boil.   Lower heat and let simmer for about 25 minutes.  Fluff with a fork and let cool to room temperature.
  • In a medium sized bowl, whip Greek yogurt with an electric mixture until it forms a whipped consistency.  Slowly add in honey and chopped mint leaves.  Continue to whip mixture with the electric mixer at medium speed, until thickened.  Add in rice.
  • Spoon into dessert glasses and sprinkle with pistachios.  Serve chilled.
  • Enjoy!
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