Brazilian Style Rice

4 Cups
35 min

If you're not sure how to make white rice or just find it too bland and want to kick it up a notch, this is the place to be!

Out of all of the amazing and unique Brazilian recipes, the way we make rice might just be one of the greatest inventions ever. Stay with me here, rice is delicious as is, great source of carbs and goes well with a lot of food.

Now what if you added some butter, garlic, olive oil, some salt and even onions? Mind blowing right? Imagine the flavour of it, the aroma you could actually eat it by itself!

White rice is a basic cooking skill and although its easy, many people find it challenging but don't be scared, it is really not that complicated (: Feel free to watch the video so you can follow along!

Recipe details
  • 4  Cups
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 35 min
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  • 2 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • To taste Olive oil
  • To taste Butter
  • 2 cups Rice
  • To taste Salt
  • 3 cups Water

Finely chop the garlic
In a small pot over medium high heat, sauté the chopped garlic with olive oil and butter until translucent
Add the rice and salt and mix it well
Add the water and bring it to a boil
Once the water is boiling, cover it with a lid and turn the heat to low
Cook it until all the water evaporates, becareful Cook it until all the water evaporates. Be careful not to burn the bottom of the pot
Turn the heat off and enjoy!
  • Make sure to turn the heat down once the water starts boiling and you cover it with a lid
  • Don't mix it or touch it before the rice is done
  • To check if the rice is ready, grab a spoon and gently scrape the rice from the wall of the pot to the bottom. If there is no water left and the rice looks somewhat dry, it is ready!
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