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This rich and creamy coconut dessert has the comforting consistency of rice pudding and the health benefits of quinoa. Slideshow: More Quinoa Recipes 

Molly Yeh
February 2015


Credit: © Molly Yeh

Recipe Summary

40 mins
4 to 6


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine the coconut milk, water, quinoa, salt and vanilla extract in a saucepan and bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Reduce the heat to moderately low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the quinoa is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 25 minutes.

  • Stir in the honey and simmer for 5 more minutes. Let cool slightly and serve.

Make Ahead

This can be made up to 3 days in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Reheat with additional coconut milk before serving, or serve cold.

Serve With

A sprinkle of ground cinnamon.