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Sticky rice with vegetables

Sticky rice with vegetables


  • Easy
  • 40 minutes
  • For 4 people
  • 1.2 € / person
  • 235kcal per 100g.

How to make a creamy rice with vegetables.

Among the types of elaborations that we can do with rice, the preparation of a sweet rice deserves special attention.

Getting the rice to its point, neither too dry nor too liquid, nor too loose, is a task that is not always easy.

As it is a sweet rice , this time, the result is juicy and tasty. The rice with which we have prepared this rice is the SOS special sweet rice that always gives us such good results.

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It is about getting a syrupy rice with a perfect broth point, between dry and broth rice, in which the fork is the used cutlery and not the spoon. If we are going to prepare a creamy rice with other ingredients, it is essential to get a quality sofrito .

The point of the vegetables will be such that they are loose and without excess fat. It must have substance but not water to be able to give the rice its full flavor, without interfering with its final texture. 

Although the set of factors to get a rice with yummy vegetables are several, it is actually a simple recipe in its preparation.

Preparing the stir-fry for the rice

  1. We start by preparing a good sofrito. For this we heat a splash of extra virgin olive oil in a saucepan.
  2. Add the carrots previously washed and cut into cubes.
  3. We will use the casserole in which we will then add the rice, for this reason it is important that it is wide.
  4. We fry the carrot for 5 minutes before incorporating the peas and the leek already washed and chopped.
  5. We continue cooking the vegetables, over medium heat, for an additional 5-7 minutes. It is important to stir the vegetables from time to time. This will help it cook evenly everywhere.
  6. When we see that the vegetable is soft, add the white wine and let it cook to evaporate the alcohol. 3 or 4 minutes will suffice.
  7. Add the tomato sauce, add a point of salt and continue cooking the vegetables for 5 more minutes.

Preparation of sweet rice with vegetables

  1. It is the turn of adding the rice. Add it all at once and let it fry for 2-3 minutes with the vegetable sauce.
  2. We must stir the rice so that it is impregnated with all the essence of the sofrito, its flavor and its fat. With the rehogado we also help the grains to stay loose more easily.
  3. Throughout this process we will have been keeping the broth warm so that we can use it at the right time.
  4. When we have fried the rice, it will be time to cover it with the hot broth.
  5. Let the rice cook over medium heat for 15 minutes and we will have the rice ready to enjoy.

I assure you that this summer you will find a lot of ideas to eat a little healthier at home. 

Here you can see all the photos of the step by step of this recipe for sweet rice with vegetables . Follow the photos and it will be delicious.

Tips for a fluffy fluffy rice

  • You can follow all our advice in the special sweet rice . But here I leave you with a short summary.
  • We know that while we decide if the rice is ready, if we must leave it for a few more minutes or remove it from the heat, the texture and flavor of the rice can change considerably.
  • We must get a rice with a smooth and unctuous texture, so one of the mistakes we make is to try adding cream or milk. It is not a risotto , so adding these dairy products to the mix is ​​irrelevant.
  • If what we want is to get a perfect syrupy rice, we must take into account the amount of broth that we will contribute to the rice. It will take about 3 parts of water for each part of rice to get a good point of sweet rice.
  • It is essential to remove the rice while we fry it and at some point during cooking. This will help the rice release some of its starch adding oiliness to the end result.

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