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Arancini or arancine are fried (or,
less commonly, baked) rice balls coated with breadcrumbs, said to have
originated in Sicily in the 10th century. Arancini are usually filled
ragù (meat sauce), tomato sauce,
mozzarella, and/or peas...
Arroz con gandules - it is a
yellow-rice-and-pigeon-pea dish with alcaparrado (capers and olives stuffed with
red peppers), and pieces of meat (bacon, smoked ham, smocked turkey or
Arroz con Pollo ("rice with chicken" in Spanish) is a
traditional dish that is common throughout Latin America and
especially in Cuba, Colombia, Panama, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Honduras and the
Bibimbap is a popular Korean dish. The word literally
means "mixed rice." Bibimbap is served as a bowl of warm white rice topped with
namul (sautéed and seasoned vegetables) and
(chili pepper paste). A raw or fried egg and
sliced meat are common additions...
Biryani, biriani, or beriani is a set
of rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually basmati) and meat,
fish, eggs or vegetables. The name is derived from the Persian word
beryā(n) (بریان) which means "fried" or "roasted"...
is a traditional South Asian and staple dish
which is essentially rice (bhat) and lentil soup (dal). This is a common dish in
South Asian countries, especially Nepal...
Gallo pinto (or gallopinto) is the prototypical
traditional dish of Costa Rican and Nicaraguan cuisine. It is considered the
national dish, and is eaten as a part of any meal...
Jambalaya is a
Louisiana Creole dish of Spanish and French influence. Jambalaya is traditionally made in three parts, with meats
and vegetables, and is completed by adding stock and rice. It is also a close
cousin to the saffron colored
paella found in Spanish culture...
(Japanese) curry is one of the most popular dishes in
Japan. It is commonly served in three main forms: curry rice, karē udon (thick noodles) and
karē-pan (bread). Curry rice is most
commonly referred to simply as 'curry'...
Jollof rice, also called 'Benachin' meaning
one pot in the Wolof language, is a popular dish all over West
Africa. It is thought to have originated in Senegal and Gambia but has
since spread to the whole of West Africa, especially Nigeria and
Kabsa is a family of rice dishes that are
served mostly in Saudi Arabia - where it is commonly regarded as a national dish
- and the other Arab states of the Persian Gulf. In places like Qatar,
and Kuwait the dish is popularly known as Majboos...
Ketupat is a type of dumpling from Indonesia, Malaysia,
Brunei, Singapore, and the Philippines, made from rice that has been wrapped in
a woven palm leaf pouch which is then boiled. As the rice cooks, the grains
expand to fill the pouch and the rice becomes compressed...
Kimchi bokkeumbap is a variety of bokkeumbap
(fried rice dishes), a popular dish in
South Korea. Its name literally translates as "Kimchi mixed rice". Kimchi
bokkeumbap is made primarily with
kimchi and rice, along
with other available ingredients...
Kushari, often transliterated as koshary, kosheri or
is a popular traditional Egyptian
national dish. It consists of a base of rice, brown lentils, chickpeas,
macaroni, and a topping of Egyptian garlic and vinegar and spicy tomato sauce
Loco Moco is a dish native to Hawaiian cuisine. There
are many variations, but the essential loco moco consists of white rice topped
with a hamburger patty, a fried egg, and brown gravy...
literally meaning "fried rice" in Indonesian and Malay, can refer simply
to fried pre-cooked rice, to a meal including fried rice accompanied
with other items, or to a more complicated fried rice, typically spiced
with tamarind and chilli...
is an Indonesian rice dish. It also comes in a
form of a cone called a
tumpeng and is usually eaten during special events. The
rice is cooked with coconut milk and turmeric, hence the name nasi kuning
Nasi lemak is a dish sold in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and
Southern Thailand. In Kuala Lumpur, it is called the national dish, a national
heritage of Malaysia. There is a similar dish in Indonesia called
Pabellón criollo is a traditional Venezuelan dish, the local
version of the rice and beans combination found throughout the Caribbean. It is
a plate of rice, shredded beef and stewed black beans that is considered by many
to be the Venezuelan national dish...
Pad Thai or Phat Thai (Thai: "fried
Thai style") is a dish of stir-fried
rice noodles with eggs,
fish sauce, tamarind juice, red chilli pepper, plus any combination of bean
sprouts, shrimp, chicken, or
with crushed peanuts, coriander and lime...
Paella is a rice dish that originated in its modern form in
the mid-19th century near lake Albufera, a lagoon near the eastern coast of
Spain's Valencian region. Many non-Spaniards view
paella as Spain's national dish. However, most Spaniards consider it to be a
regional Valencian dish. Valencians, in turn, regard paella as one of their
Pilaf, also called polo, polao, pilau, pilav, pilaff,
plov or pulao in their adopted languages (Persian, Azerbaijani,
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkish, Uzbek, Turkmen, etc.), is a dish
in which a grain, such as rice or cracked wheat, is browned in oil, and then
cooked in a seasoned broth...
Platillo Moros (or simply moros, moro, congri, or
is the famous dish of Cuba, their version of the
rice and beans combination found throughout
the Caribbean and in Brazil...
Rice and beans (called arroz y habas or similar in Spanish,
arroz e feijão in
Brazilian Portuguese) is a very popular
dish throughout Latin America and the Caribbean as well as in communities of
Latino and Caribbean people elsewhere...
Rice congee is a type of rice porridge that is eaten
in many Asian countries.
In some cultures, congee is eaten primarily as a breakfast food or late supper;
while in others, it is eaten as a substitute for rice at other meals...
Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish. It is one of the
most common ways of cooking rice in Italy. Its origins
are in North Italy, specifically Eastern Piedmont, Western Lombardy, and the
Veneto, where rice paddies are abundant...
Sushi is vinegar rice, topped with other
ingredients, such as fish. Sliced raw fish alone is called
distinct from sushi. The common ingredient across all the different
kinds of sushi is sushi rice...
Thieboudienne, or ceebu jen,
is a traditional dish from Senegal. It is made from fish, rice and
tomato sauce. Its other ingredients are onions and peanut oil. All these
ingredients are found in abundance in the country...
Tumpeng is a cone-shaped rice dish like mountain with its
side dishes (vegetables and meat). The cone shape of rice is made by using cone-shaped weaved bamboo
container. The rice itself could be plain steam rice,
uduk rice (cooked
with coconut milk), or yellow rice...
an Indonesian style steamed rice dish originally from Jakarta,
Indonesia's capital, which can be widely found across the country. It is
made by mixing steamed rice with coconut milk, clove (cengkeh), cassia bark (kayu manis), galingale root,
lemongrass and ginger (jahe)...