Rice is fluffy and perfect when cooking in pressure cooker.
When cooking rice with pressure cooker, there are probable results that may happen:
In order to avoid all these happen, you need to look for the right time and right pressure on each type of rice.
If you are cooking long grains white rice, you will observe that every grains of it are separate.
Before cooking, rinse it with water for the starch to be removed, otherwise they will stick together. For brown and wild rice, you don't need to wash it cause they are not heavily milled.
Put the rice on a large bowl then put it under a firm flow of cold tap water. Grains must be swished around the fingertips for the starches to be released. Also, this procedure is to push those unwanted dust and other materials to float on the surface of the water and drain the water. Do this several times, until the water not so milky and clear.
If your preference is a japanese rice (a sticky one), eliminate the rinsing process before cooking. Moreover, there are other varieties of rice grains, aside from long grain. You may try short or even medium grain variety. These kind of rice are especially perfect for casserole type of dishes including risottos.
Among those varieties of medium and short grain rice that are of good quality are the pearl, Cal-Rose and Rotan rice.
Below is detail instructions on how to cook rice in pressure cooker that will make your rice just perfect. It is an easy and quick method with the assurance of no burned or undercooked rice.
For an additional aroma and flavor on the rice, replace some parts of water with tasty flavoring such as the prepared boullion or chicken broth.
Seasonings like lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic, onions, cilantro, salt and pepper can be an additional compliment to a more tasty rice. Moreover, herbs like the dill or thyme can be added as well.
|Types of Rice||Minutes||Cup : Water||Pressure|| Basmati Rice |
| 4 |
| 1 : 1 1/2 |
1 : 1 1/2
1 : 2
1 : 4
| medium-high |
Allow steam to reduce slowly at the end of cooking or use natural release method.
All times based on 15 psi pressure
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