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Longgrain Jasmine Rice

Longgrain Jasmine Rice
Article Number : 04.030.010
Unit/Weight : 1Kg
Brand : Thai Dancer
Country : Thailand

Jasmine Rice is perfumed stretched grain rice originally grown in Thailand, and similar to Basmati rice. With an odor of popcorn and nutlike taste this rice is an exceptional choice for stir-fry, salads, stuffing, pilaf, and desserts. This rice should be rinsed before cooking to rid of extra starch. The grains will cling when cooked, though having less amylopectin, it is less sticky than other rices. It’s a cery popular rice in Thai kitchen and it is used to prepare special Asian dishes, but is also an important part of diets. Jasmine rice is sold in both forms, brown and white varieties.

White rice sets off food savors extra distinctly, at the same time as brown rice has superior fiber content and takes longer to cook. This rice is full in fiber, proteins and carbohydrates and is low in fats. This rice is frequently prepared without salt to balance the Thai flavors. The secret of perfect jasmine rice lies in the amount of water used in preparation. All the water should be wrapped up through cooking, leaving the rice solid and fluffy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white long grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon buttershopping list
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water

 

Add the rice to a covered sauce pan. Add the butter, salt, water* and stir.

Bring rice to a boil, reduce heat to lowest possible simmer, covered for 15 minutes.

Turn off heat but leave rice covered for 5 minutes longer.

Long grain rice may be fluffed and separated before serving.

*Note: use more or less water depending on humidity and elevation of local where rice is cooked.