Shir Berenj (Rice Pudding)

Rice puddings are known in nearly every part of the world, but the recipes vary in different countries. In Iran it is served as a dessert, but some people may serve it as a light dinner too. Here is the recipe for the rice pudding which is most common in Iran, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan.

Serves 4 People
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  • 1 Cup
  • 2 Cups
  • 2 Cups
  • ½ Cups
    rosewater *optional
  • 1 Cup
  • 50 Grams
  • cinnamon for topping


  1. Wash the rice (rinse it a few times until the water runs clear) and drain. Place rice in a pot, add water and bring to a boil.

  2. Heat the pot over low heat until almost all the water evaporates and the rice is tender. Then add milk to the pot and continue the heat until it comes to a boil. Stir frequently for 10 minutes.

  3. Add sugar, butter and rose water and stir thoroughly for 5 more minutes.

  4. Turn off heat and allow it to cool down. Serve with cinnamon topping.

6 reviews for Shir Berenj (Rice Pudding)

  1. sina


    ممنون هم بوى خوب و هم مزه ى خوبى داره

  2. عسل


    سرآشپز ممنون که با یه سری مواد اولیه ی ساده که تو هر خونه پیدا میشه دسری به این خوش طعمی درست کردی

  3. honardoost


    قربون شما ، نظر لطفتونه

  4. Davood


    در عين سادگى ولى بسيار دوست داشتنى توى كلبه چوبى پشت پنجره برفى كنار شومينه ذغالى اووووففف

  5. Helle


    Hellos really loved your food

  6. sanna


    mashallha lookin very nice and tasty

  7. Nazali Bagom


    Well done, no extra fuss, but easy & great. DELICIOUS, Yum.

  8. Banafsheh


    I made this for my kids international day at school and was a big hit!

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  10. Nikki


    I loved this recipe! So simple and tastes great

  11. shahin


    excellent recipe! had not made it in a few years and forgot quantities! but this was perfect. Q: can it be made a day ahead? !!!

  12. Clive


    Excellent tasty recipe

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