Sutlija is a traditional sweet Bosnian dish with rice.


  1. 300 grams of rice;
  2. 1 litre of milk;
  3. Sugar and vanilla sugar (as much as you like);
  4.  350ml of water.


1. Wash the rice.


2. When washed, mix the rice up with 350 ml water and cook it.

3.While rice is cooking, mix the milk, sugar and vanilla sugar in one bowl. Then pour it in a pot and start cooking it2

4.When the rice is cooked, it should look like this. 4

5.Put the rice into the boiling milk and leave it on the cooker for 5 minutes to simmer.

6. After those 5 minutes put the mixture/your sutlija in a bowl and put the bowl in the fridge for about 1 hour.

7.You can serve it with cocoa or cinnamon on the top.


Hope you’ll like my way of making ”sutlija”  J

Prepared by: SamraDurić, Ljubačeschool