- white rice
- measuring cup
- saucepan with lid
- wooden spoon
We have all heard about rice, an edible starchy cereal grain and a staple food in Asia, Latin America, and across the globe! Rice is considered the most consumed food in the world. Boiled rice serves as a moderate source of energy, providing fuel to get you through the day. However, a lot of people are choosing to avoid rice as they are worried about their glucose intake. We have a solution for that.
Eat less rice overall for best blood sugar control. Replacing all white rice with brown rice is a good idea too. Wholegrain Basmati rice has the lowest GI (Glycemic Index) of all the rice types, which means once digested it releases its energy slowly, keeping blood sugar levels more stable, which is a crucial part of diabetes management. You can cook rice in the saucepan, pressure cooker or rice cooker. In this article, you will learn the tricks to avoid sticky, undercooked boiled rice, or dry, overcooked rice while cooking in a saucepan.
- Rice contains vitamins and minerals such as folate, thiamine, niacin, iron, and selenium. It is considered a good source of micronutrients such as zinc and manganese.
- Boiled rice, white or brown, contains approximately 104 calories, or 5% of our daily energy intake on a 2,000-calorie diet.
How to Make It
Don’t uncover the saucepan or stir the rice during cooking. If it’s done before you’re ready to serve it, place a folded towel over the saucepan, replace the lid, and set aside. The towel will absorb excess moisture, and prevent mushy rice. Your boiled rice is a perfect office or school meal, packed in your Vaya Tyffyn lunch box. You can