Posted by Admin on January, 03, 2022
'idli ' is a term that links Southern India to the rest of India. The most favoured delicacy in south Indian breakfasts is undoubtedly the healthiest one. Ranked by the World Health Organisation as the best morning breakfast, beating foods all around the globe, idli starts its story from ‘idli rice’. In the southern states of India, the texture, fluffiness, taste, and weight of an idli are just perfect. This flawless outcome of idli is due to the fact that only idli rice is used to prepare idli . Unlike the rest of India where every household has its own recipe for idli preparation.
What is idli rice?
idli rice is nothing but smaller-sized parboiled rice. It is wide at the middle and comparatively shorter in length than the regular varieties of parboiled rice. This shifts the entire conversation on ‘Parboiled rice’.
How Parboiled Rice Is Prepared: Parboiled rice is prepared in three different steps. At first, the fresh paddy grains brought from fields are soaked for 8 hours in normal water. After 8 hours of soaking, the grains are heated at around 70 degrees for 20 minutes. Now the grains are ready for aeration, hence they are filtered out and dried in an open space. This is done preferably under direct sunlight. It is dried for about 2-4 hours. The dried paddy grains are further milled to obtain parboiled rice grains.
Benefits Of Parboiled Rice: There are several benefits of parboiled rice, the nutritional value of parboiled rice is almost equal to brown rice.
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