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In Thailand, sticky rice, known as khao neow (ข้าวเหนียว) is the staple in the northern and northeastern regions of the nation. Lots of Thais that stem from sticky rice regions, eat sticky rice multiple times a day, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even snack. For this sticky rice recipe, I'm going to be making it the very same way they make it in Isaan and other parts of Thailand, and I'm going to be cooking it right on my Thai street food cart.
Sticky rice is typically consumed with salads and grilled meats, meals like som tam (green papaya salad), laab (minced meat salad), and all sorts of grilled meats and fish. Along the streets of Thailand, almost all over you look in Bangkok, you'll discover food vendors barbecuing up skewers of pork called moo ping, and they always (unless they run out) likewise have sticky rice. The combination is among the supreme treats combinations of Thailand.
In parts of Thailand where sticky rice is the staple, it's typically prepared in the morning for the entire home, and then transferred to what is called a kratib khao neow (กระติ๊บข้าวเหนียว), a basket that is specifically made to hold sticky rice – it's simply a cylinder bamboo basket with a cover, and it keeps the sticky rice moist without getting crusty throughout the day. When meal times roll around, all taking part eaters grab a handful portion of sticky rice and continue by taking a ball of sticky rice about the size of an olive, dipping it into the dressing of one of the side meals at the table, and consuming.
How to make sticky rice:
It takes a little time and some thinking ahead to make sticky rice, because just like cooking beans, you have to soak the rice prior to you cook it. It's best to actually soak your sticky rice overnight, and then prepare it the next day, however if you do not have that quantity of time, of if you wake up one early morning and all of an abrupt choose you wish to prepare sticky rice, you need to soak it for at least 4 to 5 hours. All you need to do is put the raw sticky rice is a bowl or tub, and submerge it in space temperature water, and allow it to sit. You don't even require to rinse the rice, simply let it sit and soak. After the rice has actually been soaked, it will end up being a little inflamed and much softer, so that it will not take too long to steam.
After soaking the rice, I then moved it to a cone shaped basket used for steaming. The rice then requires to steam in a pot with a few inches of water at the bottom for 15 to 20 minutes, but normally it just takes 15 minutes for me – that is if I soak the rice overnight. If you soak the rice for less time, it may take a bit longer to steam. To steam, make certain the rice is elevated above the boiling water, then cover it somehow so the steam remains within the rice.
After 15 minutes you can get rid of the cover, and examine to see if the rice is fluffy and not crispy at all. If it's still a little crunchy, simply put the cover back on the basket, or whatever steamer you're utilizing, and permit to steam for a few more minutes.
For this Thai sticky rice dish I utilized one kilo of raw rice, but you can truly use nevertheless much you want, and the specific very same directs and steps will still apply. If you soak your sticky rice overnight, then follow this dish, you'll have stunning, hot and fluffy sticky rice whenever … and it tastes incredible!
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