I love meals where everything goes into one pot and I then leave it to do its stuff 🙂
This evening I have made a dish in the rice cooker, which I’ve only made once before, some five years ago! That time I did it as an experiment… and this time I think you could call it experimental, too.
The basic idea is that you add any ingredients of your choice to the pot at the same time as the rice and requisite water. I lost the cup to go with the cooker, so now I use two and a half cups of water to a cup of rice. For white rice I would add just two but I think brown rice needs that bit extra.
This evening, I’ve cooked the meal with the following additional ingredients: raw egg, chillies, mushrooms and mangetout. I wasn’t sure if I had used raw eggs last time, so I was a little reticent today, in case my memory was failing me. However, the egg was fine and I would definitely recommend that. The vegetables have also turned out fine. However, I used risotto rice this time and I think that needs more liquid than basmati rice, so I do feel as a whole the meal is a little too al dente for my liking.
In future I think I will stick to basmati… but this is a dish I will try again.