Modern ways of cooking rice with vegetables
Why rice dishes are common in the world?
Rice dishes are rich in carbohydrates. Their caloric content is 116 kcal / 100 grams. The product contains a relatively small amount of proteins. Despite this, it is rich in B vitamins, calcium, potassium, phosphorus.
The classic recipe by which you can cook a delicious dish, does not require much effort. Modern housewives serve rice with chicken, frozen vegetables, mushrooms, and meat gravy.Today, cooking methods in multicookers have gained popularity, the most common of which are Redmond, Panasonic, Polaris.
Vegetarian rice with mexican vegetables
We offer you a recipe in which several types of vegetables are harmoniously combined. Wonderful device from the firm Redmond will help you to please loved ones. To cook a vegetarian lunch, take these products:
- 300 grams of rice;
- Mexican mix of vegetables;
- 1 tomato;
- 1 carrot;
- salt, spices, vegetable oil.
At the beginning of cooking, vegetables can remain frozen, no matter which product - Polaris, Redmond, they will be heat treated. Turn on the “Frying” mode, add some vegetable oil to the bowl, wait until the temperature is ideal for stewing vegetables. Add grated carrots, finely chopped tomatoes and a Mexican mixture of vegetables. Cook the dish 10 - 15 minutes, do not forget to stir.
While vegetables are stewed until half cooked, rinse the cereal. Open the slow cooker, add salt and spices. It is best to use curry, turmeric, black mustard, cumin. Spicy taste will give red hot pepper, which can be immersed in the dish as a whole, and at the end of cooking - get it.
Add the washed cereal, cover the whole dish with a glass of water, turn on the “Rice” or “Porridge” mode and let it stew for 30-40 minutes.This recipe can be varied if cooked mushroom or tomato sauce. For better taste, you can add zucchini, zucchini, green beans, asparagus.
Rice in a slow cooker with plums and carrots
The following recipe stands out from the rest with an unusual exotic flavor. It can be prepared in your kitchen units Redmond, Polaris. Such rice with vegetables in a slow cooker will very well be combined with chicken or stewed beef. In winter, you can cook it with frozen ingredients.
You will need:
- 2 cups of rice;
- chicken broth;
- 250 grams of fresh or frozen plums;
- 2 carrots;
- 1 apple;
- 1 onion;
- salt, spices.
In the Redmond multicooker, cook chicken broth. To do this, pour 1 liter of cold water into the bowl, immerse the chicken ham or 1 whole breast in it. Salt the broth, add bay leaf, allspice, 1 whole carrot, 1 onion. Cook the broth until ready 45 to 60 minutes in the “Soup” mode. Then take out the vegetables and chicken. Meat can be used for other purposes.
Into the broth, add rice and turn on Quenching for 20 minutes. Then add chopped plums, finely grated carrots and an apple.Cook the rice until cooked in the same mode for about 15 minutes. Porridge should absorb the juice of plums. At the end, add 1 tablespoon of honey, as prescribed.
The broth in this dish will give saturation, plums - a unique aroma, carrots, apples and honey - the color and pleasant sweetish taste.
Unusual dish - pepper stuffed with rice and mushrooms
For the festive table, you can cook an unusual and very tasty dish - pepper stuffed with rice and mushrooms. In the summer, it is very easy to buy all the required ingredients, but if you are going to cook such a lunch in the winter, you will need to preserve the whole Bulgarian pepper in a tomato beforehand.
You will need the following products:
- 10 - 15 pieces of bell pepper;
- 700 grams of long grain rice;
- 500 grams of mushrooms;
- 1 onion;
- 1 carrot;
- 2 cups tomato juice;
- 3 spoons of tomato paste;
- 50 grams of butter;
- vegetable oil;
- salt, spices to taste.
Boil rice in a ratio of 1: 2. This means that if you pour 3 cups of cereal into the pan, you need to pour 6 glasses of water. Salt and boil the porridge until the water is completely evaporated.This process is convenient to perform in the Redmond multicooker, which provides a special mode for cooking porridges.
Take the pan, pour a little vegetable oil on it. When it warms up, add the butter and fry the finely chopped onion until golden, add the mushrooms and spices. Mix the onion-mushroom mixture with porridge and let it cool. Stuffing for pepper ready.
Peel the seeds and stalk. Stuff it with rice and mushroom stuffing and fold Redmond kitchen assistant into the bowl. Separately, dilute the pulp of tomatoes with tomato paste and rub the carrots into it on a fine grater. Fill tomato sauce with pepper and turn on the slow cooker on the mode of "quenching". Tom pepper about 30 - 40 minutes to readiness. This dish can also be cooked on the stove in a regular saucepan.
As you can see, rice with vegetables in a slow cooker is easy to cook. Such food will be very tasty, healthy, suitable for all family members - babies and people who should follow a dietary diet. All the ingredients are very easy to buy at the nearest supermarket, and at the same time you will save your family budget.