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  • Huh? No wash rice? Waste many many rice, you know that?

  • Hello everyone and welcome to another Bobo video

  • Today we're going to be trying BBC

  • Auntie Hersha's egg fried rice and see

  • how it actually looks

  • We're going to make one dish

  • exactly like Auntie Hersha

  • and one where we use a rice cooker for the rice instead

  • This will allow us to focus on the rice

  • while holding the recipe as the controlled variable

  • These are the ingredients. You can try growing them but i prefer going to the market

  • Let's begin by making some rice with a

  • traditional rice cooker

  • Scoop out one Asian measuring cup of

  • rice which is 150 grams, from the rice container

  • Pour that rice into a pot

  • for our version we're going to wash the rice beforehand

  • Reasons to wash the rice before cooking are:

  • 1. Remove starch so the rice does not stick together

  • 2. Remove possible impurities such as dust or dirt

  • And 3, please the Asians and Uncle Roger

  • If you have fortified rice you don't need to wash rice

  • Measure one Asian measuring cup of water, which is 150 grams of water

  • One to one (1:1) ratio is the most common

  • Ultimate Asian mode is to use your finger to measure water

  • Use half an index finger joint for drier rice

  • which is best for fried rice,

  • or a full index finger joint for regular rice

  • For a traditional rice cooker put 150 grams

  • of water in the cooker outside the rice bowl.

  • Please watch this next step carefully

  • Turning on this rice cooker can be complicated

  • Onto BBC's unwashed rice on the stove

  • The recipe used 1 cup of rice with two cups of water

  • Please excuse that interruption

  • Anyways bring the rice to a boil

  • reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes

  • It is time to crack on with the eggs

  • To imitate the recipe perfectly,

  • I need to do the one-handed egg crack

  • Flawless

  • Now with no hands

  • Perfect

  • Beat the eggs with the chopsticks until smooth

  • no forks allowed

  • To cook the eggs, drizzle a tablespoon of

  • olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat

  • Add the eggs and cook stirring until scrambled.

  • Transfer the fluffy eggs into a bowl

  • Da-La!

  • The rice is done you'll notice that BBC had more liquid left over in the pot

  • I suspect they actually added more water than listed

  • Now let's break every Asian's heart by washing the cooked rice

  • (Uncle Roger) What she doing?!

  • (Uncle Roger) What she doing?! Drain the ri--

  • (Uncle Roger) Ohhh my god

  • Sorry you can hear my mom searching for a new daughter in the background

  • It is usually recommended to wash off the starch before cooking

  • because washing cooked rice can make the rice soggy

  • Kudos to Auntie Hersha for being such a good sport about this topic

  • Now my rice that i cooked earlier is almost done

  • Wait for the switch to change into warming mode

  • Let it sit for 10 minutes

  • Then we're ready to go

  • On to the veggies

  • Begin with chopping one small onion, cut them into little cubes

  • Then obtain one half of a red bell pepper with the insides washed

  • Again finely chop it into little cubes put them aside for later use

  • Chop two cloves of garlic

  • Dice them into tiny pieces

  • Much to my chagrin, I did not have my grater available

  • so i'm going to thinly dice three centimeters or one and a fourth inch

  • piece of fresh root ginger

  • last but not least,

  • grab two beautiful green spring onions and chop them into thin slices

  • Put those veggies aside and we're ready to stir fry

  • Now put the pan on the induction stove

  • Oh sorry my accent came out,

  • let's put it back I'm only showing one process since they will be the same for

  • both of our dish and Auntie Hersha's

  • First put in your peppers and onions. Give it a stir

  • Don't forget the ginger and garlic,

  • we're not vampires

  • Stir again, we don't want burnt vegetables

  • Now add in the ingredients that got me

  • through college rice on, the left is BBC's rice and the right

  • is ours from the rice cooker. I added the egg in first,

  • but overall the frying process is the same

  • Back to BBC's version

  • Put in scrambled eggs spring onions and peas

  • Give it a nice stir

  • Drizzle in soy sauce

  • Stir

  • Although the BBC video did not show this,

  • the official recipe does have salt and pepper,

  • so let's sprinkle those in

  • Stir to combine everything then we're

  • ready to serve

  • BBC's way of serving is shown on the left

  • I cannot use a metal spoon because my mom will kick

  • me out of the house if i scrape the pan

  • Fill the plate with a few scoops

  • and we are ready to go

  • Personally i prefer to put my fried rice

  • in a bowl and flip it onto the plate

  • This creates a cute dome shaped fried rice

  • Taste test time

  • I shall invite my mom to taste both Auntie Hersha's version

  • and my version with the washed rice from the rice cooker

  • First, BBC's version

  • I felt the rice was too soft and clumped

  • Let's see what my mom said

  • Nice, mom approved

  • Now for my version

  • I feel that the rice was firmer and better

  • I followed the exact same BBC

  • recipe, so it looks nice, but the flavor is plain

  • What did my mom think, did she like it?

  • I asked her which place she likes better

  • Okay, thank you mom for your participation

  • Thanks for watching our video

  • I hope you enjoyed it and see you next time

Huh? No wash rice? Waste many many rice, you know that?

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    Simon21 posted on 2020/09/03
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