Make this comforting cardamom rice pudding, then check out our classic rice pudding and Spanish rice pudding.


  • 150g pudding rice
  • 10 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 1 litre whole milk
  • 20g butter, plus extra for the dish


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 150c/fan 130c/gas 2. lightly butter a 1.5 litre ovenproof dish. Toss the rice, cardamom pods and sugar into the dish. Stir in the milk, dot with butter and put in the oven.

  • STEP 2

    Cook for 30 minutes then stir the rice and return to the oven for a further 30 minutes before stirring again. Return to the oven for a final hour without stirring. By this time the rice should be tender and creamy. Serve the rice pudding hot with jam or lightly poached apples.


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