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Ashkenazic Baked Rice Pudding (Reis Kugel)

 

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Recipe

Ashkenazic Baked Rice Pudding (Reis Kugel)

Times

  • Ready Time : 0 min

Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • about 2 teaspoons table salt or 4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 cups medium-grain or long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted margarine or butter
  • 6 to 8 large eggs
  • 3/4 to 1 cups granulated or brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 to 1 cups raisins, chopped dried apricots, or chopped pitted dates (optional)
  • 3 peeled, cored, and chopped apples (optional)
  • about 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon for sprinkling

Directions

1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 13- by 9-inch baking dish.

2.  Bring the water and 1½ teaspoons table salt or 3 teaspoons kosher salt to a boil.  Add the rice, cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the water is absorbed, about 18 minutes.  Fluff with a fork. Add the butter to the hot rice and let melt.

3.  Meanwhile, beat the eggs and sugar until thick and creamy, about 5 minutes.  Add the remaining ½ teaspoon table salt or 1 teaspoon kosher salt, vanilla, and, if using, zest.  Stir in the rice and, if using, raisins and apples.

4.  Pour into the prepared pan and sprinkle lightly with the cinnamon.  Bake until golden brown, 50 to 60 minutes.  Serve hot or at room temperature.

About Gil Marks

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Gil Marks, a writer, rabbi, historian, and chef, is a leading authority on culinary subjects. Among his published books are the highly-acclaimed Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, James Beard Award-winning Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World, and James Beard Award finalist The World of Jewish Cooking. Marks also serves as a guest lecturer and gives presentations throughout the world. His website is www.GilMarks.com and his blog is here.

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