Puerto Rican Sweet Rice Pudding (Arroz con Leche)

Description

Power Quick Pot

Cooker Device: 
Power Quick Pot

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time
Cooking time
Total time

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 cup
rice, rinsed well
6 cups
water, boiling, divided
1⁄2 teaspoon
salt
2 ounces
evaporated milk
2 cups
whole milk
2
cinnamon sticks
1
vanilla bean
1 ounce
can sweetened coconut cream
1 cup
raisins

Instructions

  1. Combine the rice and 3 cups water* in a large bowl and let sit for 15 mins.
  2. Drain the rice using a ne-mesh sieve, rinse well, return the rice to the bowl, add the remaining water, let sit

    for 15 mins., and drain and rinse again.

  3. Place the Inner Pot in the Power Quick Pot.
  4. Press the Sauté Button, scroll to the Vegetable setting, and press the Program Dial. Press the Program Dial again to con rm the default setting and begin the cooking cycle (340° F/170° C for 10 mins.).
  5. Add the salt, evaporated milk, whole milk, cinnamon sticks, and vanilla bean to the Inner Pot, mix, and bring the mixture to a boil. As soon as the mixture reaches a boil, add the drained & rinsed rice.
  6. Press the Cancel Button. Place the Lid on the Power Quick Pot and turn the Lid counterclockwise. The Lid will lock and the Pressure Release Valve will close.
  7. Press the Pressure Button, scroll to the White Rice setting, and press the Program Dial. Press the Timer Button, scroll to set the cooking time to 15 mins., and press the Program Dial to begin the cooking cycle.
  8. When the timer reaches 0, the Power Quick Pot will automatically switch to Keep Warm. Press the Cancel Button to Cancel. Let the Power Quick Pot sit to naturally release pressure. Then, slide the Steam Release Switch to the Open position. When the steam is released, remove the Lid.
  9. Remove the cinnamon sticks and vanilla bean. Split the vanilla bean, scrape the inside, and add the seeds to the rice. Stir the rice and add the coconut cream and raisins.
  10. Press the Sauté Button, scroll to the Vegetable setting, and press the Program Dial. Press the Program Dial again to con rm the default setting and begin the cooking cycle (340° F/170° C for 10 mins.).
  11. Cook the rice pudding until the pudding starts to boil. Press the Cancel Button.†

* Use 4 1⁄2 cups water for the 8-Qt. Power Quick Pot and 6 cups water for the 10-Qt. Power Quick Pot.

† You can serve this pudding right away or chill it in serving dishes. It will thicken considerably as it chills, so add a touch of cream to loosen it before serving.