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Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to cook any rice. Source: youthchangeeurope.com

For many people, repeated attempts to cook crumbly rice result in the formation of one continuous lump of cereal. The product contains a lot of gluten, so simply boiling it in a 1:2 ratio will not work. The best solution in this case is to use a few simple life hacks.

Culinary expert Oleksandr (o_gorodnik) shared his ideal technology for making crumbly and juicy rice on Instagram. He notes that one of the most common mistakes is to soak rice in cold water.

Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack

What makes rice crumbly:

1. Pour the cereal into barely boiling water.

2. Be sure to salt the water. This is the most important thing.

3. After you have drained the water, add olive oil.

Ingredients:

Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack
  • water - 1.5 liters
  • salt (without a slide) - 2 tsp.
  • cinnamon stick (optional) - 1 pc.
  • bay leaves - 2 pieces (optional)
  • rice - 200 g (any variety)
  • olive oil - 2 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Pour water into a saucepan.

Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack

2. Add salt.

3. Add bay leaves and cinnamon.

4. Bring the water to a boil.

Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack

5. Pour rice into boiling water.

6. Cook for 10 minutes and stir.

7. Reduce the heat so that the rice does not boil too much.

Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack

8. Drain the water through a sieve.

9. Add olive oil.

10. It can be used as a side dish or added to fillings.

Even the cheapest rice won't stick together: a simple life hack

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