3/4 cup creamed cottage cheese, beaten until almost smooth or blend in the blender or processor
2 tablespoons whipping cream
Few grains salt
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
Scald milk in top of double boiler. Add rice, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup sugar.
Cover; cook over gently boiling water 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover,
and continue to cook about 30 minutes, until thickened. Remove from heat.
Put water, cinnamon sticks, 1 tablespoon lemon rind, nutmeg, cloves and anise
seed in saucepan. simmer uncovered about 20 minutes or until reduced to 2 or 3 tablespoons
of liquid. Strain; stir into rice and add vanilla extract and figs; mix thoroughly.
Just before serving, mix cottage cheese, whipping cream, few grains salt, 1/4
teaspoon grated lemon rind and 2 teaspoon sugar. Fold into rice mixture.
6 to 8 servings.
Posted by Olga at Recipe Goldmine 3/23/2002 9:16 pm.