by pickled plum
Learn a Variety of Rice Dishes With Simple Rice Recipes!
The health benefits and nutritional values offered by Rice are numerous. Firstly, it is considered as a good source of iron, protein and phosphorous. Secondly, it contains small amount of calcium and vitamin B. Third, it is known to provide calories and energy to our body. Also, rice is easily digestible and hence the calories are absorbed by the body. Other than this rice is good for diarrhea, nausea, indigestion, skin disorders, dysentery and high blood pressure.
It is for this reason that rice is cooked regularly in every home without having to worry about any harm done to the health. Even if you are not an expert in rice dishes you can still prepare a variety of rice dishes with the help of simple rice recipes. These recipes are easily available over the internet as well as are found in cookbooks. Just get your copy of simple rice recipes and prepare a delicious rice dish by following the directions.
Although it might seem that cooking rice with perfection, especially for beginners, is an easy task but the truth is it is more than just adding rice to water and boiling. But dont worry because if you follow the directions of a simple rice recipe accurately along with some useful tips you can prepare perfect and delicious rice dishes.
Here are some tips for you: a. Always rinse rice in water before cooking b. Prior to cooking, soak rice in cold water to reduce cooking time. c. For every cup of rice add 1- cup of water but remember that old rice needs more water as well as cooking time than fresh rice. d. Use a rice cooker for cooking rice e. Bring rice to boil, uncovered, over medium heat then turn down the heat when starts boiling and cover it with lid. f. If you have left over cooked rice, never dispose them off instead save them for egg fried rice.
Rice dishes are prepared in every genre of food i.e. Continental, Chinese, Asian and many more. You can use simple rice recipe from any of these genre and prepare a rice dish of your choice. All you need to do is search through your cook book or the internet, grab a simple rice recipe and prepare a delicious rice dish.
Below is a simple Chinese recipe for you. It is recommended to use long grain for Chinese foods but medium grain can also be used.
The ingredients required are: cup of finely chopped meat of your choice, 2 tablespoon of oil, 3 oz or 1 can of sliced, broiled and drained mushrooms, 4 cups of day old cooked and chilled rice, 1 finely chopped green onion and 1 egg beaten.
First you need to brown meat in hot oil before adding all the ingredients except for egg to it. Then cook it over low heat for about ten minutes. Remember to stir continuously. Add egg and let it cook for another five minutes. Your rice dish is ready to be served.