In the context of Thai cooking, “sticky rice” refers to long grain glutinous rice that is consumed most commonly in the north and northeastern parts of the country. The opaque white rice is usually marketed as Thai sweet or glutinous rice in the United States. Look for a Thai brand, such as Three Horses or Rose.
Can you cook glutinous rice without soaking?
Cooking sticky rice in a rice cooker seems to be the easiest way but it doesn’t yield the best result. There is no need to soak the sticky rice. You just add sticky rice and water, according to manufacturer’s instructions. Press the button and wait for 30-45 minutes depending on your rice cooker.
Is all rice flour glutinous?
Though their applications sometimes overlap, there are distinct differences between the two kinds of rice flour: They come from different rice cultivars. Rice flour is made from Japonica long-grain rice, and glutinous rice flour comes from both long and short-grain glutinous “sticky rice” or “sweet rice” varieties.
What rice is best with Thai food?
The two main kinds of used in Thai cooking, are a long-grain rice called Jasmine rice and a short-grained rice called sticky rice or sweet rice. The importance of rice is reflected in the language. The word for “to eat” in Thai is kin.
What rice goes with Thai food?
There are many classic Thai dishes on our menu that are served with rice, and you have a choice of either Jasmine white rice or Jasmine brown rice.