Milk rice AKA “Kiribath” (in Sinhalese) is a traditional Sri Lankan dish made from rice. It’s kind of a rice pudding. Basically it makes with rice and milk.
Milk helps to binds rice together at the same time it gives a nice sweetness. “Kiri” means milk and “bath” means rice. This can be made using both red rice and white rice.
In Tamil, the dish is called paalchoru. Milk rice is an essential dish for any auspicious moment in Sri Lanka.
- 2 cups rice
- 1½ – 2 cups thick coconut milk
- 4 – 4½ cups water
- Salt – to taste