The purpose of cultivating various types of rice is to provide a variety of rice choices for the Indonesian population. There are also many kinds of rice that are a favorite choice of Indonesian citizens and each region has its own superior rice. Each rice found in Indonesia has different and unique characteristics.
Therefore, how to cook rice to make rice is also different. So that you understand what types of rice there are in Indonesia and can also distinguish them based on their characteristics, as well as knowing the price info of each type, then you should listen to the following brief review.
1. Fragrant Rice Pandan Wangi
Pandan Wangi is rice originating from the city of Cianjur, West Java. It is called Pandan Wangi because the main characteristic of this rice is it has the pandan scent, especially when it is cooked into rice. Aside from its fragrant aroma, another characteristic of this rice is its long, pointed shape but tends to be round and its white color is slightly yellowish clear.
Fragrant pandanus rice is the rice most preferred by Indonesian citizens because in addition to the fragrant aroma, the texture of the rice is fluffier. The price of fragrant pandanus rice is above the average range of Rp. 12,000 to Rp. 15,000 per kilogram in traditional markets or at the rice dealer shop. But this price is not the main benchmark because each region has a different selling price.
2. Ramos rice is fluffier and tasty
Rice which has another name IR64 and also comes from West Java is very popular by the community because of its fluffier texture and has a savory taste but not as fragrant as pandanus fragrant rice. This rice has long, oval grains and is not sticky when cooked. The price is also not much different from fragrant pandanus rice.
3. Central Java Rojo Lele Rice
This type of rice originates from Central Java. The hallmark of this rice display is its slim and elongated shape and bright white. The quality of Rojo Lele rice is better than Ramos rice. The price of rice is also quite affordable around Rp. 8,000 to Rp. 11,000 per kilo. Besides being liked by the people of Central Java, this rice is also very well known in the East Java area.
4. Mentic Rice Which Is Suitable For People With Diabetes
Mentik rice is a type of rice originating from Japan but has been cultivated in Indonesia, especially in the Magelang area of Central Java. This rice is called healthy rice because its glucose content is easily broken down so it is safe for consumption by diabetics. Besides this rice can also help prevent diseases such as vertigo, gout and high blood pressure.
Mentik rice has the characteristics of oval and fat round and milky white. There are two types of mentik rice on the market, milk and fragrant mentic. If milk whiteness is milky white, fragrant mentic has a dull white color but has the same properties as milk and has a pandanus aroma. The price of rice is relatively expensive in the market, ranging from Rp. 15,000 to Rp. 18,000 per kilo.
As a citizen of Indonesia who often consumes rice, rice is a major need that must be met and you must have your own favorite rice. Hopefully the review of this type of rice can add to your horizons.