stevo-rice

FUN FACT: Apparently, while most people interpret Buddha’s first meal upon enlightenment as bland rice gruel, it’s actually called Madhu Payasa, and it’s an indulgent rice pudding. 


INGREDIENTS
Whole milk (about a quart)
Rice (about a cup)
Honey
Almonds
Cardamom
Currants (tiny raisins)

TOOLS
Pot
Stove
Wooden spoon

LET’S SO THIS
Step 1: Bring the milk to a boil. Be sure to let it heat up slowly, or the milk will bubble and overflow.

Step 2: Add the rice, and let it cook for about 15 minutes.

Step 3: Add the honey, almonds, and currants about five minutes into cooking rice.

Step 4: Serve.

Happy Vesak, peeps.