Many different types of food use rice as a main ingredient. Not only are they inexpensive, but their fluffy little presence enhances nearly every dish.
This popular carbohydrate has significant downsides. White rice lacks nutrition since the germ and bran are removed.
The risk of metabolic diseases including heart disease and stroke may increase with white rice eating. Higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes too.
Luckily, there are a few ways to improve the nutritional value of rice, so you may eat it without feeling guilty.
For starters, rice should always be boiled, and high-fat vegetable oils should be avoided. Next, you should concentrate on the flavor.
Cumin seeds and cloves make rice healthier by adding flavor. Cumin seeds reduce blood sugar and blood pressure. And cloves lowers blood pressure.
Sri Lankan experts determined that boiling white rice with coconut oil reduces calories by 10% to 12% and increases resistant starch.
Team leader Sudhair James noted, "When the water is boiling, before adding the uncooked rice, we add roughly three percent of the rice's weight in coconut oil."
After completion, it was refrigerated for 12 hours to chill. The researchers evaluated 38 types of rice and eight distinct recipes.
In other words, the rice is made healthier by altering its makeup. This results in the absorption of less calories, making for a healthier bowl of rice.