Mam-ma Rice

>> Friday, February 8, 2008

1. basmati rice with raisins, butter, sugar and a little milk
2. almonds
3. banana

I was probably close to 16 years old when I found out that rice wasn't just a breakfast food that my Mam-ma made. It seemed like she boiled it for 3 or 4 hours but I was probably just impatient - then she'd let me add all the butter and sugar that I wanted. Because that's what grandma's do.


Snug February 9, 2008 at 10:16 PM  

butter and sugar in your rice? hmm sounds interesting. I've always had it sort of plain.

InspiredMumof2 February 10, 2008 at 8:23 AM  

I like the raisins with the rice, thanks for sharing.

Desi Mommy February 10, 2008 at 7:18 PM  

Hi! I love your blog! I'm the tasty tiffin mom. Raisins on basmati rice - mmmm... My little one would love that!

Allison February 13, 2008 at 1:26 AM  

mmmm I've never had rice with butter and sugar, but I imagine it would be a wonderful comfort food. Especially if the butter gets all melty... and maybe with some brown sugar... or even sticky rice! aaaah wow, I'm definitely going to have to try this soon! Thanks so much for the idea!
By the way, I love your bentos in general! I aspire to one day make bentos for myself... they are so cute and healthy!

Angel February 21, 2008 at 4:03 PM  

Oh my gosh what a cute and tasty looking bento. I just bought this exact same container this weekend. Same color and everything. I found it and blue ones at the dollar store. I love when i find bento stuff for cheap. Now i must start making myself some breakfast bento's. You have inspired me.


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