Add salt, rice and 3 cups water to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for about 20 minutes until rice softens. In a small bowl mix flour and ¼ cup water to form a thick paste. pour in milk and mix. Add mixture to rice. remaining ingredients. Raise heat to medium and simmer and simmer for 7 to 10 minutes until porridge thickens.