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Coconut Brown Rice Pudding

Creamy coconut brown rice pudding simmered in coconut milk and cozy spices. Great for breakfast or dessert!

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Author Monique of Ambitious Kitchen


  • cups water
  • cup short-grain brown rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds


  1. Place the water, salt, and cinnamon stick in a medium pot and bring to a boil.  Reduce to low and add brown rice; cover and simmer about 30 minutes. Add 3/4 cup coconut milk, stir, and cover again for another 15-20 minutes or the liquid is almost all absorbed.
  2. Add vanilla, cinnamon and brown sugar. Fold the raisins into the into the rice, and add remaining 3/4 cup of coconut milk. Stir occasionally for about 10 more minutes or until raisins begin to plump. Serve warm immediately.
  3. Top each serving with about 2 teaspoons toasted almonds.
  4. Serves 4