My Recipe Box

Ground Toasted Rice

RATE IT

Toasted rice lends a nutty flavor to many Thai salads. This recipe works with any type of rice, but the flavor is more nutty and interesting with sticky (also called glutinous) rice. It keeps for at least two weeks in an airtight container, but the flavor is best when freshly made.

more about:
  • 2 Tbs. uncooked sticky rice

Turn on the exhaust fan and put the rice in a small, dry frying pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until the grains are toasted and golden, about 10 minutes (the rice may smoke). Let cool for a few minutes and then grind into a coarse powder in a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle.

Photo: Scott Phillips

header

MEET THE CHEFS FROM SEASON ONE

Cookbooks, DVDs & More