Whole Catheto Rice Recipe
Healthy food combines with whole grains, richer in fiber and easy to digest by our body. One of the types of rice that is worth getting to know is cateto rice, which differs from other rice varieties in that it has a short, rounded grain that, after cooking, becomes very soft and creamy.
If you don't know what rice cateto is used for, continue here and prepare it according to our step-by-step photos and tips. It's worth knowing how to make cateto brown rice because it is gluten-free, rich in benefits for our body and, as it is whole, helps to satiate for longer, among other advantages that we indicate at the end of the recipe.
Once you've seen how to prepare cateto rice, you'll definitely want to include it in your diet, so check out this wholegrain rice recipe right now and try it at home!
Ingredients for making Wholemeal Catheto Rice:
1 cup of whole grain rice
3 cups of hot water
1 small chopped onion
2 cloves of crushed garlic
1 tablespoon of oil
½ teaspoon of salt
How to make wholegrain rice:
Heat a pan with the oil, chopped onion and garlic and let it cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the rice and saute it together for a few more minutes or until the grain starts to turn transparent.
Tip: If you want, you can add 1 bay leaf to the stew, to add more flavor to the rice.
Add the water and salt, partially cover the pan and cook over medium heat for approximately 30 minutes or until the water dries and the grains are done - the rice should be tender but still slightly hard inside.
Tip: Brown rice takes longer to cook than white rice. To reduce this time, soak the rice in water for a few hours before preparing this recipe.
Turn off the heat, cover the pan and leave for 5 minutes for the rice to finish cooking with the residual heat. Serve this brown rice then as an accompaniment to your meals, check out the list of benefits of collared rice below and let us know what you think in the comments. Enjoy your food!
Looking for more brown rice recipes? See these suggestions:
Loose brown rice
Brown rice with broccoli
Brown rice with broccoli and carrots
If you liked the Whole Rice Cateto recipe, we suggest you enter our Simple Rice Recipes category. You can also visit a list of the best Brazilian recipes.
Brown rice - benefits
The benefits of brown rice are mainly related to the amount of fiber they contain, as the brown rice grain preserves most of its nutritional properties. Brown rice grain has not gone through a bleaching process and, therefore, it preserves the germ and the outer layer of the grain, the part that contains more nutrients.
The fiber that brown rice contains, including whole grain rice, are important to increase the feeling of satiety and facilitate digestion;
In addition to being rich in fiber, brown rice also contains proteins, important for a balanced and healthy diet and fundamental in the formation of body tissues;
Vitamins B and E present in brown rice help the body to function properly and maintain healthy skin, nails and hair.
It is worth remembering that, in addition to the nutrients in brown rice, it is important to include it in our diet to maintain a healthy and varied menu. Prepare brown rice to accompany your meals along with a portion of vegetables. You may be interested to read about the mango lassi recipe blogpost/ basil mayonnaise recipe/ polenta gnocchi recipe/ golden honey recipe/ Moroccan lentil salad recipe.