2 1/2 Cups cooked basmati rice
2 1/2 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
pinch of salt
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pistachios
1 1/2 tsp rosewater
Simmer rice, milk & sugar on low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 20 minutes, stir in cardamom and salt and simmer 5-10 more minutes until thick and creamy. Turn off heat and stir in pistachios and rosewater. Let cool before serving at room temperature or cool in refrigerator in covered dish.
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