Red, green, brown and black rices are all wholegrain - that is, they retain the nutritious outer layer of skin, but the starchy interior is always white. After several minutes, she drained and rinsed the rice with tap water. Tip the rice into a medium saucepan. The best advice is to follow recipe instructions, or the method on the packet - in which case test whether the rice is done a few minutes before the time specified, as its cooking time will often be overestimated. Toss together and cook for 3–5 minutes, or until heated through. Short-grain rices include pudding rice and sushi rice. Purplish-black 'wild rice' is not rice, but an aquatic grass from North America. Learn. Rice is a grain that is cultivated in more than 100 countries and is one of the world's staple foods. A fan shared this video with Uncle Roger and Uncle Roger had to comment on this madness... Support me so I can keep making videos for you!Patreon: And check out the podcast: Follow me on my socials for more content: If you want me to tour your area, put your city in here: Because wholegrain rices retain their outer layer, they take anything from 10-30 minutes longer to cook than white rices, and the grains remain separate when boiled. BBC Food has thousands of easy and delicious recipes to choose from. Watch our video to find out how to make egg-fried and discover just how easy it is. You could include some extras like chopped ham, cooked prawns or sweetcorn, when adding the peas. If cooked properly, long-grain rices will stay separate and fluffy, as in a good pilau. Long-grain rices such as basmati are thin, dainty and pointed. Pre-cooked risotto can be made into fritters or the classic Sicilian dish arancini (stuffed and deep-fried rice balls). Add the onion and pepper, then season with salt and pepper. Rice recipes are great as a side or the main event. There are tens of thousands of varieties of rice. by Hersha Patel. Store cooked rice in a sealed container in the fridge for a maximum of one day. Heat a tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan or wok over a medium heat. Reduce the heat to medium, add the cooked rice, spring onions, peas, if using, scrambled egg and soy sauce. Sticky (or glutinous) rice does not contain gluten; the name refers to its texture once cooked. Each serving provides 519 kcal, 18g protein, 69g carbohydrates (of which 6.3g sugars), 18g fat (of which 3.5g saturates), 4g fibre and 1.8g salt. Fry for 2 minutes, then add the garlic and ginger, if using, and fry for a further minute. Uncle Roger DISGUSTED by this Egg Fried Rice Video (BBC Food) Toss together and cook for 3–5 minutes, or until heated through. Cooked rice that's left standing around can cause food poisoning because the large surface area of each grain acts as a breeding ground for bacteria. London-based Malaysian YouTuber Nigel Ng aka “Uncle Roger,” met up with BBC chef Hersha Patel over the weekend, weeks after he roasted her on YouTube over an “egg fried rice” recipe that drew flak. Transfer to a plate and return the pan to the heat. Medium-grain and short-grain rices are plumper, starchier and more absorbent. Examples of medium-grain rices are risotto and paella rices such as arborio and calasparra. The cooking time of rice varies according to the specific shape and variety, the age of the grain, the degree of processing, and the type of dish in which it is being used. While it's tempting to leave it in the packet you bought it in, rice, like other grain products, should be transferred to an airtight container and kept in a cool, dark place to optimise its shelf-life and prevent infestation. On April 25th, 2019, BBC Food uploaded video on how to make Egg Fried Rice, hosted by Hersha Patel, on their website and Facebook page. In some cultures, rice is considered so sacred that it is served as the main part of the meal and cooked as plainly as possible. Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in the pan over a high heat. Read about our approach to external linking. Add the eggs and cook, stirring, until scrambled. As a starter, she cooked the rice first.