Dare yourself to make this simple and tasty rice pudding pie. A delight that you have to taste…
- 100 grams (1/2 cup) rice
- 400 ml (1 3/4 cups) water
- 650 ml (about 3 cups) milk
- 250 grams (about 1 cup) granulated sugar
- 1 lemon peel
- Cinnamon for garnish
- 1 cinnamon stick
- A pinch of salt
- 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
- In a saucepan, pour the water, lemon peel, cinnamon stick, a pinch of salt and bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, remove the cinnamon stick (reserve the cinnamon stick), reduce to low heat and pour the rice. Stir and cook about 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, pour the milk and the cinnamon stick in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, turn off the heat and remove the cinnamon stick. When the rice is cooked, pour the milk, stir with a spoon and boil over low heat about 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the sugar, stir, remove the lemon peel and cook about 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Line a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with the pastry, prick the bottom with a fork and place some dried beans for the dough doesn’t rise when it goes to the oven. Bake about 25 minutes until slightly browned.
- Turn off the oven and remove the beans. With a ladle pour the rice pudding over the dough and spread it with the help of a spatula. Garnish with cinnamon, let cool and serve.