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Arroz con Dulce

Ingredients

  • 4 o 5 cocos
  • canela (a gusto)
  • clavos de especie (a gusto)
  • ½ libra de gengibre
  • 1 libra de arroz
  • 1 caja de pasas (si le gusta)

Directions

Mezcle la canela, los clavos y el gengibre machacado y haga un te con suficiente agua. Saque el leche de los cocos la cuela y mezcle el te (colado) con la leche de coco. Añada sal a gusto, azucar dorada y azucar blanca. Mezcle con arroz y pasas en un caldero y mueva constantemente para que no se pegue. Tape y cocine a fuego lento.

Recipe sent by: Arnaldo Henriquez Moreno from Bronx.


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