Things you should Know about Cooking Rice

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Indian RiceThe food made with rice always so yummy, tasty. There are many varieties can be cooked using rice of different types from short grain sticky rice to non sticky long grain basmati rice. There is a wide range in rice variety. And they are enough to make a different variety of different types of rice dishes including morning breakfast to dinner. Rice can be used in many different ways to cook. According to different rice, there are many different ways to cook it. There may be some things that you don’t know about rice and the tips to cook it. Here is a little overview on it.

The one of the method to categorized rice is by its length from shorter which is sticky to longer and non sticky. As the longer the rice grain, it required more water to cook. For example long grain rice needs more water to cook then short grain rice.

Brown rice is the healthiest type of it. At the initial stage all the rice are brown rice. The bran and germ layers has been removed and then polished until it becomes white. But during this process, it loses some of its nutrients such as protein, fiber, potassium and vitamin. Brown rice contains oil which makes it less stable then white rice so you can store white rice in your pantry forever but you should store brown rice in fridge.

People rinse the rice before cook because in the in the day, rice was coated with talk to keep it dry. But now a days, most of the long rice such as 1121 Basmati Rice, 1121 Sella Basmati Rice are coated with same nutrients and if you rinse rice it means you wash away nutrients from it.

Most people use absorption method to cook rice but instead we can cook it by boiling it, pouring off the excess water.

When rice had been cooked, remove the pot from heat and let it stay as it is. So it will allow moisture in the bottom layer to make the way for it to drier it at the top level.

There are so many different types of Indian rice such as PR11 rice, IR 64 rice, Long grain rice and many other varieties, from which you can make a variety of rice dishes.

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This article was published on 2013/10/15