Indian Spiced Rice Treats

  • Recipe By
  • Published May 27th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings24
  • Calories155
This is a variation on the traditional crispy rice cereal treat with an international twist! Cashews, golden raisins and cardamom are thrown into the mix for an exotic Indian flair.

Indian Spiced Rice Treats Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Indian Spiced Rice Treats for 24 servings:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 (10 ounce) package miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 cup chopped unsalted cashew nuts
  • 1 cup golden raisins

Indian Spiced Rice Treats Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Indian Spiced Rice Treats, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Indian Spiced Rice Treats is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Indian Spiced Rice Treats within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Indian Spiced Rice Treats easily:

  1. 1 In a large bowl, toss together the cereal, cashew nuts and raisins. Melt the butter in a large pan over medium heat. Stir in the marshmallows and cardamom until smooth. Pour in the cereal mixture, and stir until evenly coated. Spread evenly in a greased baking dish, and pat down lightly. Cool, and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 155 calories; 6.6 grams of fat; 23.2 grams of carbohydrates; 1.6 grams of protein; 10 milligrams of cholesterol; 70 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 2nd 2011

    Mmmmmm! If you like Indian rice pudding, you'll love this! I really liked it! I varied it by crushing the cashews into pretty smalll crumbles and added slightly more cardamom. Give this r ...

  2. Jan 2nd 2011

    I added coconut & poppy seed and all I can say is WOW - you have to try this recipe!!

  3. Dec 28th 2010

    Cardamom is one of my favourite spices for baking so had to give this recipe a try. I was NOT disappointed! If you enjoy chai tea or Indian rice pudding you will enjoy this treat. I perso ...

  4. Nov 21st 2010

    Definitely different, would have been fine with just cashews. Would make a variation of this again.

  5. May 12th 2010

    I love these and I love cardamom! I used half a cup of raisins and half a cup of dried cranberries. All I had in the house were walnuts so I used those instead of cashews. This is an amaz ...

  6. Dec 22nd 2009

    These are definitely a keeper - if you like Indian rice pudding, then you will like these. Instead of cashews, I used almonds (like one of the other reviewers) and they turned out excellent. ...

  7. Feb 1st 2009

    I was very hesitant to make this recipes as I would never think to combine these ingredients together, but to my surprise all my guests had seconds and thirds! Personally though, I still pr ...

  8. Nov 13th 2008

    An awesome (adult) twist on regular old Rice Crispy Treats. The whole house smells SO GOOD while the Cardimom, marshmallows and butter are melting. They tast pretty darn good, too!!

  9. Mar 15th 2008

    A crispy rice treat for grown-ups! The spice is very subtle and tasty. I substituted almonds for the cashews and they worked just as well. I also sprinkled just a bit of salt over the top as ...