A meal without Rice is no meal
Rice is one such ingredient which is highly versatile, belongs to almost every cuisine and can be cooked in as many ways, as a starter, entree or a dessert. How many of us know that there are more than 40,000 varieties of rice? Also, rice is considered fortunate and as a symbol of fertility in many cultures.
“Rice is the best, the most nutritive and unquestionably the most widespread staple in the world.”
So, how many experiments have you done with this chef’s favorite
friend? None yet, than it’s never too late! Savegenie has brought some of the best rice recipes from across the world.
Mauritian Chicken Fried Rice
We do not think this dish needs much introduction to the Mauritian people. Among the most ordered food in any restaurant, it is prepared in a variety of ways but typically Mauritian fried rice is prepared with a mix of chicken and veggies (frozen). Serve piping hot with some tomato salsa and chilli paste.
Joll of Rice
This popular Nigerian meal will make you jovial like it does to the Africans. Basmati rice is prepared and mixed with tomato stew and seasonings giving a tangy taste to our food buds. Fried beef, assorted meat or chicken can be used as toppings which give rice a characteristic orange colour from the mixture.
Chicken and Rice Casserole with Spinach and Shiitakes Recipe
There cannot be anything more American than a Casserole! Regular brown rice or any wild rice can be used to make this spectacular baked dish. To make it more exotic, chicken and rice, a vintage combination can be brightened with fresh spinach and variety of mushrooms to make it a perfect dish for a family supper.
Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. You will be sweet, if you will have this dish too! This Glorified Rice is a dessert salad, basically a rice pudding with crushed pineapple, whipped cream and maraschino cherries. It’s a great dish to dazzle at a garden party.
Caramelized Onion Risotto
This Italian origin dish is a hearty, warming rice dish with the flavours of saffron, parmesan cheese & butter, topped with caramelized onions. Everyone loves the creamy flavour of this alluring dish. But the secret behind this creamy texture is the presence of high amount of starch in risotto. It is an elegant wine cooked celebration-worthy dish which will taste awesome when cooked with an Italian variety of rice.
This Spanish rice dish paella, takes its name from the pan it is cooked in and is also a national dish of Spain. Its peculiar flavour is because of the use of ingredients like paella rice, prawns saffron and olive oil making it a healthy choice too.
These were the little secret about rice dishes of different locations and all are delicious in taste.