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Belarus Kutya
From: Alskann

This delicious dessert from Belarus is similar to a rice pudding.


  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup honey-style sweetener (or to taste)
  • water

Rinse rice in cold water.

Bring 3 cups water to a boil; add rice; cover.

Boil the rice in a saucepan for 3 minutes over high heat.

Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking, another 6 minutes.

Add raisins and continue cooking over low heat for 3 minutes.

Remove from heat and let stand for15 minutes. DO NOT OPEN LID.

Stir rice and sweeten with honey to taste.

Serve warm with a little soy milk or soy cream.