Ryz z Jablkami

William Newman
August 7, 2023

Ryz z Jablkami

Ryz z Jablkami, meaning Rice with Apples in Polish, is a classic and beloved dessert that has been enjoyed in Poland for generations. This delightful sweet dish showcases the perfect harmony between tender rice and the natural sweetness of apples. The recipe's origins can be traced back to Polish countryside kitchens, where simple and wholesome ingredients were used to create comforting desserts. Over time, Ryz z Jablkami became a staple in Polish homes, especially during the autumn months when apples are abundant. Today, this timeless dessert continues to be cherished, captivating taste buds with its heartwarming flavors and nostalgic charm.

Ingredients for Ryz z Jablkami:

  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups milk
  • 4-5 tablespoons sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Ground cinnamon for sprinkling


  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the rice and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover the pan, and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the rice absorbs most of the water.
  2. Add the milk to the rice, stirring well, and bring it back to a simmer. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 20-25 minutes or until the rice is tender and the mixture thickens.
  3. Stir in the sugar and vanilla extract, adjusting the sweetness to your preference.
  4. In a separate pan, melt the butter and sauté the diced apples until they become tender and slightly caramelized.
  5. Gently fold the sautéed apples into the rice mixture.
  6. Let the Ryz z Jablkami simmer for another 2-3 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
  7. Serve the dessert warm, sprinkled with ground cinnamon on top.

Enjoy the heartwarming taste of Ryz z Jablkami, a traditional Polish dessert that celebrates the natural sweetness of apples combined with tender rice, bringing a taste of Polish countryside kitchens to your table.