Use fresh or frozen apples or pears to sweeten up your rice puree made with quality Mahatma® White Rice.
Combine rice, water, and fruit in a small heavy bottom stainless steel pot.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
Puree with a hand blender or food processor until smooth.
Serve warm or cold.
Add a pinch of cinnamon or brown sugar. Substitute any frozen organic fruit mixture.
If Puree is too thick it can be thinned with water.
You can portion puree into an ice cube tray or muffin pan and freeze. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month. Allow to thaw in the refrigerator.
If you’re looking for delicious ways to sweeten up your plain Arroz con leche-like Rice Puree, adding in a bit of pear, apple or even banana are great for growing little ones and adults alike.
If you’re making your own rice puree from scratch, you can be sure you’re preparing quality dishes for your family with quality grains, real fruit and even veggies like Carrot or Peas if you choose. Rice is naturally loaded with vitamins and minerals so you can make unprocessed dishes even for those just starting to eat solid foods.
With 3 simple pantry ingredients, make sure to stock up on your frozen fruits and veggies and Mahatma® Rice so you are always prepared.
If you want to switch things up, try adding in a bit of banana, cinnamon or brown sugar, if desired.
If you’re on a puree fix but you don’t want to make one each day, this recipe can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days. But, they are also freezer friendly so you can make a large batch and save some for later! Just make sure to eat them within the month.
For something a bit more savory which can be made with simple ingredients from your pantry, check out one of our Mexican Rice Recipes.