2/3 cup round rice
1.5 cups water
1 handful black raisins
1 cup coconut milk / cow's milk (I used half and half)
3 tbsp sugar (add according to taste)
1 teaspoon salt
1-1.5 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon fennel seed, grounded
seeds from 1/2 pod cardamom, grounded
1-1.5 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3-1/2 teaspoon mace (or nutmeg)
a small amount of black pepper
Cook rice and raisins in water until done to your liking, add water as needed, but keep it thick.
Add the coconut milk / milk, salt, turmeric and sugar to taste. Cook further or add water to reach desired thickness.
Add spices and mix well.
Top with toasted cashew or coconut flakes.