Good morning Bill. Nithya Venkat from Dubai on April 21, 2015: Very useful guide on cooking different varieties of rice, thank you for sharing. Oh RTalloni - That sounds really good. Rice is the main ingredient, with different meats or seafood mixed in. I think most people like rice and like to try different versions of it. Except for Antarctica, rice is grown on every continent. Great hub, voted up. Get the recipe from Kelly's Ambitious Kitchen ». [link href="" target="_blank" 0="data-tracking-id="recirc-text-link"" link_updater_label="external"]Get the recipe from The Viet Vegan ». Of course, whenever possible, I suggest that you follow the directions that are found on the packaging before consulting this chart. I knew there were a number of types of rice, but definitely not thousands! Have a nice day. Place rice, water and salt in a saucepan. This roll-themed bowl is all the flavor with a quarter of the work. I like to jazz up some dinners with the aromatic rices. Last night i ate one kind of brownish rice. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes. Is it different from white long grain rice. Get the recipe from Running to the Kitchen ». These 25 recipes will lift rice from its side-dish status and bring it to the center of the plate. If it's one of those weeks where dinner needs to be whatever doesn't have cobwebs in the pantry, this recipe definitely has your back (without any risk of spiders). Also available in short and medium grains. Get the recipe from For The Love Of Basil ». What's better than chickpea hummus? You and I both like all the different types of rice. I love rice, so now I have the perfect cooking guide. Cover with lid, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 40 minutes. Thanks for reading. Pinning so hubby can decide what he wants to try next :). Type: Common. Lately, though, I've been trying out other varieties that I'm not so familiar with—and, once the original wrapping is gone, I can't remember how to cook them. Happy Easter! This hub is perfectly timed for us. Thanks so much! Claudia Mitchell (author) on April 04, 2015: Happy Easter to you too Thelma and thank you for checking out my article on rice. You are right, it is so versatile and easy to cook. Black rice? Remove the plastic wrap and stir. In fact I have rice twice in a day, which might be surprising for many, but that's what we have followed since childhood. Sp Greaney from Ireland on November 09, 2018: This is such useful information. More flavorful. I do appreciate your kind comments and vote. The germ and bran remain. You won’t even notice a taste difference while you’re soaking up brown rice’s good-for-you nutrients. I'll be doing it again! I love biriyani though. Thanks for enlightening us with the proper ways to cook all these different rices. Dinner is served. The packaging it come in gets thrown away. As you can see from the directions for the types listed, cooking methods can differ greatly, so I decided to come up with this reference guide to help. Amounts can be increased or decreased to get the desired number of servings. wow! Type: Aromatic. I had no idea chickens eat rice. They also taste different from each other. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. You've done an outstanding job. I would love to try it sometime. Commonly used for making sushi. Glad you enjoyed the article and thanks for reading and commenting. Valene from Missouri on September 15, 2016: I made some Forbidden red rice once and it had such an unusual flavor. Get the recipe for Spicy Sesame Rice Bowls ». Uses: Used in main, side dishes and desserts. Place rice, water and salt in a microwave safe bowl. If using a rice cooker, consult the instructions it came with. Great read! The fresh veggies are mixed together with homemade tahini sauce, making the recipe lip-licking good! Eating certain fruits and veggies can actually give your skin a natural, healthy glow.