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Varieties of Rice




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All times are for 15psi pressure using the PIP cooking method. For best results do not exceed the recommended cooking times. Use the natural release method to finish steaming the rice. When pressure drops, open the lid, remove bowl and fluff rice with a fork before serving.

Grain Variety




White Rice, long grain:
Basmati, Jasmine, Texmati

1 : 1 1/2

4 minutes

Basmati is an aged, aromatic rice imported from India. Jasmine is aromatic rice grown in Thailand and is similar to basmati. Texmati is basmati grown in Texas. Cooked grains are separate, light and fluffy.

White Rice, short grain:

1 : 1 1/2

8 minutes

Short-grain white rice is characterized by round grains,after cooking the rice is plump and slightly sticky. It may be difficult to find in the US, but there are medium grain rices that may work as`well.

White Rice, medium grain:

1 : 1 1/2

7 minutes

Medium grain rice has a shorter, wider kernel than long grain rice. Cooked grains are more moist and tender, and have a greater tendency to cling together than long grain.

Brown Rice, Short Grain:
Sweet Brown

1 : 2

18 minutes

Brown rice has a chewier texture than white rice. Long grain brown rice remains separate and fluffy when cooked. Medium grain cooks up stickier than long grain. Both can be used in pilafs, stir-fries, rice salads, and paella, with curried vegetables, or as a side dish with meat, seafood or chicken. Sweet brown rice is a very sticky and chewy rice, good for sushi and puddings.

Brown Rice:
Medium Grain

1 : 2

16 minutes

Medium grain brown rice yields a lighter, fluffier dish than short grain .Brown rice will keep for 6 months stored in a cool, dry place.

Brown Rice: Long Grain

1 : 2

15 minutes

This rice has a nutty flavor and cooks up fluffier and drier than medium or short grain rices.

Wehani Rice

1 : 2

7 minutes

This long grain rice has a red bran layer. Its aroma while cooking is similar to hot buttered popcorn. Chewy and sweet, similar to the flavor of brown Basmati. Combine with a variety of veggies and nuts to create colorful hot dishes and cool salads.

Wild Rice:
"Water Grass"

1 : 4

20-22 minutes.

Not a true rice but more closely related to corn; indigenous to North America and traditionally known as a staple for the Ojibway, Chippewa and Winnebago Indians of the Minnesota area. The seed of aquatic grass. Low in fat and high in B vitamins. Combine with other grains, use with smoked turkey as a salad, or with apples and squash.

Rice is cooked for the times indicated. Use the natural release method.





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