Meghli Lebanese Rice Pudding
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Meghli Lebanese Rice Pudding Recipe

A traditional recipe for Meghli Rice Pudding. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Lebanese, vegan


  • 4 oz rice flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1.5 tsp ground anise
  • 2 tsp ground caraway
  • Shredded coconut
  • Pistachios
  • Rose water


  • Soak rice flour in 2 cups of water for 2 hours in advance
  • Soak the pistachios (or any other nut) in water mixed with a bit of rose water.
  • Boil 4 cups water in a large pan. Mix the rice flour and water mixture into the pot with a whisk. Keep heat at medium, and whisk constantly, gradually adding the sugar and spices.
  • Keep stirring until mixture thickens, about 50 minutes.
  • Pour into individual bowls, garnish with shredded coconut and rose water soaked pistachios.
  • Let sit in the fridge up to 3 hours before consuming.