Sombi sweet milk pudding is very similar to rice pudding, and originates from Senegal. Consulate’s Medicaid specialist, Ivy Newton, shares her easy recipe.


2 cups cooked brown rice

2 cups buttermilk

½ cup white sugar

½ teaspoon salt


Add all ingredients into a medium pot on high heat and boil for 3 minutes, stirring well.

Pour sombi into a container and let cool or serve warm.


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