Rice Porridge Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author ChefSian


  • 3 + ¼ cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 C white rice
  • 1 TB flour
  • 1 cup milk or coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ cup sugar


  • 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.
  • Serve porridge alone or with a slice of thick crusty bread
  • Serve while hot.


*If reheating. Reheat over a low to medium-low fire while slowly stirring in milk, 1 tablespoon at a time until desired thickness is achieved and porridge is hot.
If using cooked rice reduce water by 1 cup