How long to cook italica rice?

Put italica rice in water (ratio 1:2) and cook for 20 minutes after boiling.

how to cook italica rice

You will need – 1 glass of italica, 2 glasses of water

1. Wash italica rice under running cold water.
2. Pour italica rice into a non-enamelled saucepan.
3. Pour italica rice with cold water, based on the ratio per cup of rice – 2 cups of liquid.
4. Place the pot of italica rice over medium heat and bring to a boil.
5. Reduce the heat to low, close the lid, leave on the burner for 20 minutes.
6. Remove the saucepan with rice from the stove, do not open the lid, let the rice sweat for 10 minutes – the rice will cook by itself and the grains will retain their round shape.

Tasty Facts

– Italica rice is a round- grain white rice of soft varieties, so it is used for cereals, casseroles, puddings, desserts. When cooked, italica rice sticks together, which gives the dish a creamy texture.

– The cost of Italian rice – from 130 rubles / 1 kilogram (on average in Moscow as of June 2017).

– Italica rice absorbs the aromas of spices well and turns out to be rich in taste, so italica rice is also used for cooking pilaf .

– To make italica rice crumbly , before cooking it needs to be fried for several minutes in hot vegetable oil until golden brown.

– The shelf life of italica rice is 12 months.

– Caloric content of Italian rice – 344 kcal / 100 grams.