Gaba Rice and Coconut Rice Pudding | A Comfort Food Recipe

Coconut Gaba Rice Pudding - Gaba

Lior Lev Sercarz
Gaba is known to create a calming effect, helping to reduce stress, anxiety, and improve sleep. Because it slows down certain processes in the brain, it may also suppress the sensation of pain.
Course Dessert
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 Heavy Bottom Sauce Pot


  • 1 cup gaba rice (soaked in water over night and refrigerated)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 14oz canned coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup desiccated, unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped
  • fresh strawberries, sliced


  • Drain the rice from the soaking liquid and place it in a heavy bottom sauce pot.
  • Add the milk, coconut milk, sugar, coconut, and vanilla bean. Bring the pot to boil over high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Simmer the rice for 1 hour or until completely tender.
  • Transfer the cooked mixture to a container and chill, refrigerated, overnight to set the pudding.
  • When ready, remove the vanilla bean pod and serve with fresh sliced strawberries.
Keyword Gaba, Rice Pudding
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