Rice is one of the most common foods in the staple around the world. Due to its widespread use, rice production has increased over the years. India is now holding the coveted position of the largest producer of global rice next to China. There are many producers and exporters who offer multiple varieties of rice. Export numbers have increased phenomenally in recent decades and companies continue to add new countries to their list of customers very frequently.
The cooking rice is not easy because it sounds. Despite this being one of the most used cereals in the world, few people can cook perfection. More often than no, they boil too long, or sometimes under cook. So, how do you make the perfect rice? Well, there is a science behind the cooking rice and we will talk to you about it.
Did you know that there are many more than 50,000 varieties of rice around the world? However, in a given geographical location, this number comes down to a manageable figure. Largely, rice can be classified in
· Long grains
· Medium grain
· Short seed
One thing to keep in mind is that the cooking process and the required time vary according to the different types of rice. For example, the time needed to cook white rice is much less than the time to cook basmati rice. So let’s see the ideal method for cooking white rice as well as any other rice.
· You may want to start by soaking rice for a while. Once again, the required soaking time varies according to the different varieties of rice. Ideally, it must be soaked for 15 to 30 minutes.
· Now, for cooking rice, you can follow two options; steam or boiling. Consider each of these people individually.
O steaming: This requires the use of a rice stove. Place it soaked in water inside the stove. The amount of water must be about 1.5 times that of rice. Keep in mind that during steam, almost tripled volume and make sure there is enough space in the stove for that. Most rice packets come with the steam time printed on them. Steam it for the specified duration on a medium flame. Once finished, you can wait a little time, then hot hot hot with a curry of your choice.
o boil: This implies soaking rice in a considerable amount of water. This process is in vogue in most households in India. The left onto starch rich water must be drained and can be used as a separate drink. Unlike a rice cook, you must boil it in a pot with a lid and continue to check it intermittently to determine if it is enough bubbling or not. The boiling is safe, but can consume more time when the quantity is more.