converted rice

noun

Definition of converted rice

: white rice that has been soaked, parboiled using pressurized steam, and then dried before the outer husk is removed during milling

Note: The specialized processing of converted rice allows it to retain more of its natural vitamin and mineral content and results in firm, separate grains when cooked.

called also parboiled rice

First Known Use of converted rice

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Converted rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/converted%20rice. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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