How to cook risotto rice
It is often thought that making a risotto is difficult and complicated. But in actual fact, it’s pretty simple to cook risotto rice and can be ready to serve in just 30 minutes. All it takes is the right method and patience to cook the perfect tasty meal. A heavy-based saucepan will give better results when cooking and it requires constant attention, unlike regular basmati or other types of rice. If you don’t get it quite right the first time, there’s always our cheat recipe using VeeTee Heat & Eat Rice.
By following these simple steps you too can cook the perfect risotto rice with ease. The results are really worth putting in that extra bit of effort:
Things to remember:
- Make sure you constantly stir the rice to make sure it cooks evenly and doesn’t burn
- Test the rice before serving, risotto is perfect to serve slightly al dente
- Serve immediately after cooking, the longer it stands, the more you’ll lose the creamy texture
- Add vegetables or meat to the mix once cooked as you desire