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Rice is a staple food in many countries around the world. People in most asian countries like India, China, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh rice their main dish, while in western countries it is used as a side-dish.
In Asian countries, basic steamed rice is served with some curry or dal and some side-dish. It is also used to prepare many variety rice dishes in which cooked rice is seasoned and flavoured with lemon, tomato, tamarind, curd or coconut. Vegetables can be added while cooking rice to make different one pot meals called pulaos. Biryani is yet another famous preparation with rice and meat, that is made during special occasions. Rice is also made into flour or batter and many dishes are prepared. There are also desserts prepared with rice.
There are many varieties of rice available which varies in size, colour and texture. There is white, brown, red and black rice that has different nutritional benefits are used in its own way based on the region where it is available. For most biryani and pulao preparations, basmati rice is commonly used. For south indian style variety rice, mostly raw rice or boiled rice is used.
The best thing about rice dishes is that it is gluten free and can be safely given to babies or even old people. In fact it is the first food that is given to infants. Even sick people are given simple rice preparations.
Here I've listed a huge collection of simple recipes of different rice dishes from various parts of India and around the globe. Do try out and enjoy!!
Plain Rice / Steamed Rice
Biryani Varieties (Biriyani)
North Indian Pulao Varieties / Rice Pilaf Recipes
South Indian Variety Rice
Vegetable Rice (One pot meal ideas for lunch box)
Rice with Lentils (Kitchadi and Pongal Varieties)
Sweet Rice Dishes
International Rice Dishes
Tiffin Items with Rice or Rice Flour