rice, which is
prepared according to the following recipe, makes a very
dish and one that may be used in place of a vegetable for lunch
1 cup rice
2½ cups vegetable stock, or meat broth
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons onion, chopped fine
1/2 cup canned tomatoes, diced fine
NOTE: About 45 minutes to 50 minutes
will be required to cook regular rice in this way, depends on type of
rice you use.
- Wash the rice carefully and add
it to the boiling broth. Cook
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
- Brown the butter and onion in a
frying pan, add the
tomatoes, and heat thoroughly.
- Pour this mixture into the rice
- Transfer to serving dish and
|Did You Know?
is a bland food, practically
flavor, so any flavoring material that may be added in its preparation
serving aids in making it more appetizing.
Raw rice may be ground into flour for many uses, including making many
kinds of beverages such as amazake, horchata, rice milk, and sake.
Rice flour does not contain gluten and is suitable for people on a
Rice is a good source of protein and a staple food in many parts of the
world, but it is not a complete protein: it does not contain all of the
essential amino acids
in sufficient amounts for good health, and should be combined with
other sources of protein, such as nuts, seeds, beans, fish, or meat.
Cooked rice can contain Bacillus cereus spores, which produce an emetic
toxin when left at 4°C to 60°C. When storing cooked rice for
next day, rapid cooling is advised to reduce the risk of toxin