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Rice

The most widely cultivated cereal in the world after wheat. Many varieties divide broadly into long grains (such as Patna, Basmati, Surinam) which tend to stay separate when cooked and short grain (Carolina, Arborio, Piedmont) which tend to stick together. Versatile and used in innumeral dishes rice is the staple diet of a large proportion of the worlds population. Rice can be cooked either on the stove (risotto. steamed plain boiled), in the oven (Pilaff) or in a rice cooker .
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