AcharyaCenter.com - Browse eBooks, Audios and Videos

How to cook perfect rice?

0 like 0 dislike
366 views
posted in Articles - MagicalCyborg

Price : $4.99

Get instant access to this content

PREVIEW

Rice may be cooked by 3 methods, each of which requires a different proportion of water. These methods are boiling, which requires 12 times as much water as rice;  the Japanese method, which requires 5 times as much; and steaming, which requires 2-1/2 times as much. Whichever of these methods is used, however, it should be remembered that the rice grains, when properly cooked, must be whole and distinct. To give them this form and prevent the rice from having a pasty appearance, this cereal should not be stirred too much in cooking nor should it be cooked too long.
 
BOILED RICE  - Boiling is about the simplest way.  Properly boiled rice not only forms a valuable dish itself, but is an excellent foundation for other dishes that may be served at any meal. The water in which rice is boiled should not be wasted, as it contains much nutritive material. This water may be utilized in the preparation of soups or sauces, or it may even be used to supply the liquid required in the making of yeast bread.
 
BOILED RICE (Sufficient to Serve Eight)
1 c. rice ; 3 tsp. Salt;  3 qt. boiling water
 
Wash the rice carefully and add it to the boiling salted water. Boil rapidly until the water begins to appear milky because of the starch coming out of the rice into the water or until a grain can be easily crushed between the fingers. Drain the cooked rice through a colander, and then pour cold water over the rice in the colander, so as to wash out the loose starch and leave each grain distinct. Reheat the rice by shaking it over the fire, and serve hot with butter, gravy, or cream or milk and sugar.
 
JAPANESE METHOD - Rice prepared by the Japanese method may be used in the same ways as boiled rice. However, unless some use is to be made of the liquid from boiled rice, the Japanese method has the advantage of being a more economical way of cooking this cereal.
 
JAPANESE METHOD  (Sufficient to Serve Eight)
1 c. rice ; 1-1/2 tsp. Salt; 5 c. boiling water
 
Wash the rice, add it to the boiling salted water, and boil slowly for 15 minutes. Then cover the utensil in which the rice is cooking and place it in the oven for 15 minutes more, in order to evaporate the water more completely and make the grains soft without being mushy. Serve in the same way as boiled rice.
 
STEAMED RICE - To steam rice requires more time than either of the preceding cooking methods, but it causes no loss of food material. Then, too, unless the rice is stirred too much while it is steaming, it will have a better appearance than rice cooked by the other methods. As in the case of boiled rice, steamed rice may be used as the foundation for a variety of dishes and may be served in any meal.
 
 
STEAMED RICE (Sufficient to Serve Six)
1 c. rice; 1-1/2 tsp. Salt 2-1/2 c. water
 
Wash the rice carefully and add it to the boiling salted water. Cook it for 5 minutes and then place it in a double boiler and allow it to cook until it is soft. Keep the cooking utensil covered and do not stir the rice. About 1 hour will be required to cook rice in this way. Serve in the same way as boiled rice.

Good luck.
Nora Maskuri
For more tips and recipes, mycookery.com/blog

Please log in or register to reply to this post.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 335 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 356 views
posted in Articles - PlaySeal
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 331 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 325 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 280 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 370 views
Amazing Thai Recipe

Bamboo Shoots: Bamboo shoots are called for in many Thai recipes. In order to prepare a bamboo shoot for cooking you need to peel ... they should be ground very finely in a food processor or mortar.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles - Catnip
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,240 views
All about Cuban cuisine

The East Caribbean island of Cuba has a rich cultural heritage from which has arisen culinary traditions that are as vibrant ... for more information at www.infozabout.com www.cookery.infozabout.com

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles - MagicalCyborg
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,370 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 286 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 315 views
Commonsense Cooking Tips

Do you get lumps in your white sauce? When making white sauce (béchamel) or any sauce that requires slow cooking to thicken use ... the garbage and voila - lovely scrisp roasted potatoes and no mess.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles - ForceSoldier
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 411 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 375 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 424 views

Share Tips and Guides

Add text, links, images, videos and documents

Submit Post

Most popular topics

# buy-articles | # finance | # health | # wealth-building | # premium | # sound-effects | # loans | # credit | # real-estate | # beauty | # medicine | # ebusiness | # weight-loss | # disease-illness | # search-engine-optiomization | # insurance | # mortgage | # internet-marketing | # web-design | # debt-consolidation | # womens-health | # money | # alternative-medicine | # acne | # nutrition | # affiliate-programs | # investing | # personal-finance | # exercise | # auctions | # supplements | # ecommerce | # article-marketing | # taxes | # currency-trading | # blogging | # web-traffic-generation | # depression | # website-promotion | # yoga | # hair-loss | # stock-market | # ppc-advertising | # fitness-equipment | # domains | # health | # mens-health | # email-marketing | # security | # diabetes | # muscle-building | # selfhelp | # ebook-business | # cardio | # fundraising | # parenting | # form | # meditation | # rss-guides | # letter | # vacation | # creditcards | # kids | # spam-prevention | # ezine-marketing | # business | # podcast-guides | # cruises | # forums | # allergy | # relationships | # leasing | # application | # mutual-funds | # babycare | # wordpress-tutorials | # order | # elderly-care | # sales | # budget | # notice | # announcement | # agreement | # cooking | # education | # coffee | # drinks | # audio-video-streaming | # apology | # payment | # accounting | # assignment | # employee | # addiction | # dating | # cars | # crafts | # advertising | # account | # customer |
Connect with us:
...