10 most popular types of rice in Vietnam
ChandraGarran04 11-08-2021, 17:42

Referring to Vietnam, we must mention rice, the country’s long-standing river civilization, which is also the pride of the nation’s traditions. However, currently on the market are appearing poor quality rice, rice that has been bleached, flavored with chemicals, rice with residues of pesticides, preservatives or contaminated rice, etc. Both are harmful to the health of the body, consumers were somewhat confused when choosing products, so they should choose reputable dealers and stores to buy safe and delicious rice. Let’s join Vinlove to list the most popular rice varieties in Vietnam right here!

Rice ST25

ST25 rice, also known as Soc Trang fragrant rice, is the result of 20 years of research by engineer Ho Quang Cua. The ST25 variety is the latest generation of the famous fragrant rice line with many qualities that are classified as “premium”. From seed selection to planting, we all follow the strict principles of the Organic rice production process to produce high-quality rice that is clean and safe for health.

The quality of ST25 rice has been recognized internationally when it won the title of “World’s Best Rice 2019” and won the second prize at the “World’s Best Rice 2020” contest held in the US, this confirmed the premium quality of Vietnamese rice grains.

Rice cooked from ST25 rice is a “superfood” rice with dry rice grains, certain plasticity, aroma and sweet taste from premium rice starch, when cooled, it also dries and becomes hard. In addition, the nutritional content of ST25 is also evaluated to be higher than other types of rice compared to conventional rice. They contain high levels of vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, calcium, fiber… and significant protein content.

10 most popular types of rice in Vietnam
Rice ST25
Rice ST25

Rice ST24

ST24 rice , also known as jasmine rice vermicelli, is a type of rice grown in Soc Trang province by engineer Ho Quang Cua. In 2017, in the World’s Best Rice contest, ST24 won the second prize among the top 3 best rice varieties in the world.

ST24 rice has a high nutritional value such as: Gluxit, Protein, Lipid, and minerals. In addition, the special feature of ST24 rice is its high protein content of 10% (higher than normal rice) to help create a feeling of fullness before being full, suitable for people with diabetes.

The characteristic of ST24 rice variety is that it is well adapted to changing weather conditions, can be grown in alum, saline soil, is suitable for alkaline and saline soil conditions in the Southeast region, for high yield. stable capacity. When cooked, the rice is soft and fragrant with pandan leaves. The special thing about ST24 rice is that the more delicious it is, the better it is, the rice grains still retain their softness without being hard, so ST24 rice is used a lot in restaurants, hotels.

Rice ST24
Rice ST24

Jasmine fragrant rice

Jasmine fragrant rice is quite famous rice in our country, rice is harvested from Jasmine fragrant rice, which is a short-term rice variety grown popularly in the fertile alluvial Mekong Delta. This is known as the main rice variety in the current aromatic rice lines, grown mainly in the winter-spring and summer-autumn seasons, and is a rice variety with stable output. If you have ever tried blown rice from this high-class rice, you must have also felt its delicious quality, especially the fragrant aroma that always makes you remember forever. The standard Jasmine fragrant rice must be long, clear, not white in color and the surface of the rice looks quite nice.

Jasmine rice has a naturally aromatic flavor with a small amount of pollen. Once cooked, it becomes more fragrant, sweet and delicious. The rice grain is long, clear, and not white. Jasmine fragrant rice is good rice, suitable for the culinary culture of Vietnamese people in particular and Asians in general. Jasmine is delicious, quality rice, containing many good nutrients, providing adequate energy for the body, rice of high standard and exported to the world market.

Jasmine fragrant rice
Jasmine fragrant rice

Huong Lai fragrant rice

Huong Lai fragrant rice is harvested from the Huong Lai rice variety grown mainly in the rich and fertile Long An land. Huong Lai fragrant rice is also one of the rare and precious rice specialties of the Mekong Delta. This type of rice, when cooked, will give rice a very fragrant smell of jasmine flowers, soft rice grains, sweet taste when eaten, so rice is preferred by many people across the country. In order to buy standard and delicious Huong Lai fragrant rice, consumers should choose seeds that are white in color, elongated and have a solid body with a characteristic aroma.

Jasmine fragrant rice, also known as KDM rice, is a seasonal rice variety, the harvest is usually from the 9th lunar month to the 11th lunar month. The rice grain is long, clear white, fragrant, flexible, soft when cooked, has a naturally sweet taste, and is still flexible when cooled. Jasmine fragrant rice is suitable for elderly people who like sticky rice. The delicious taste of the rice bowl of jasmine incense has made many diners fall in love. Jasmine flavor satisfies the taste buds of all members of your family.

Huong Lai fragrant rice
Huong Lai fragrant rice

Fragrant Taiyuan Rice

Fragrant Tai Nguyen rice is one of the famous rice that is exported to many countries of the fertile land of Long An. The fragrant Tai Nguyen rice variety is only grown once a year, so this quality rice becomes even rarer and sought after by the people. The fragrant Tai Nguyen rice when blown will give fragrant and spongy rice very delicious, the rice is less flexible, so it is suitable for people who like to eat dry. When choosing to buy rice, you need to choose the grains that are milky white and have long, shiny grains.

Fragrant Tai Nguyen rice has milky white rice grains. When cooking, let the rice dry, soft, spongy, sweet rice, especially the rice is still delicious when cooled. A bowl of white, fragrant rice creates an attractive and delicious meal in the family meal. You can use Thom Nguyen Rice to cook mixed rice, cereal rice or grind it into flour to make cakes. In particular, the rice is still delicious when cooled. Tai Nguyen rice is considered to be the best rice of the dry sponge rice line, which is the favorite rice of those who like dry rice. In particular, Tai Nguyen rice is very suitable as an ingredient for fried rice.

Fragrant Taiyuan Rice

North Huong rice

Not a high-class rice line, but Bac Huong rice is one of the most popular types of rice in our country. Bac Huong rice is the precious rice of the Nam Dinh people. Nam Dinh northern rice is grown mainly in Hai Hau and Giao Thuy areas. Northern rice is delicious and rice ingredients contain many nutrients that are very good for users. Rice ingredients include: Protein (Protein) accounted for 8.0g and Fiber (Gluxit) accounted for 77.5g. Rice has a natural aroma, when eaten, it has a strong sweet taste, soft and supple, even when it is cooled, the rice is still very soft and fragrant.

Bac Huong is a specialty rice variety in the North and is grown in many different regions. Due to the differences in soil conditions, the quality of Bac Huong rice varies between growing regions. Therefore, not all consumers are fortunate enough to enjoy Bac Huong rice with the original flavor of this specialty rice. Because of its good quality, Bac Huong Nam Dinh rice has its own place in the North ‘s Bac Huong varieties . The skillful farmers of Nam Dinh together with the high level of cultivation of the farmers here and the fertile alluvial soil of Nam Dinh have brought Bac Huong rice grains that retain their inherent natural flavors.

North Huong rice

Japonica

Japonica rice (also known as Japanese rice) is round, smooth, hard, even, less broken rice. When cooked, rice grains are white, iridescent in the sun, soft, chewy and have a very high nutrient content. Often used to cook porridge for young children and the elderly.

Japonica rice

Lady Flower Rice

Nang Hoa rice is produced from Nang Hoa 9 rice variety, which has good drought tolerance, good salt tolerance, high alum resistance. The growing time is from 95-100 days. Nang Hoa fragrant rice is usually grown in two main crops: Summer-Autumn, Winter-Spring. There are two types with two colors such as clear white rice (Nang Hoa clear rice) or milky white rice (Nang Hoa milk rice).

Nang Hoa fragrant rice is high-quality fragrant rice, with a fragrance like jasmine flowers, slightly large and long grains, with a gentle aroma and long-lasting aroma. The content of iron, calcium, and protein in Nang Hoa rice is 1.5 times higher than that of regular rice. Nang Hoa rice is commonly grown in Long An and Bac Lieu provinces. Rice has characteristics when cooked, the rice grains are sweet, soft, flexible, and not lumpy. When cooled, it is still not hard or difficult to eat. Rice is exported to Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America, China. In addition, Nang Hoa rice also meets export standards to fastidious markets such as the US and European countries.

Lady’s rice
Lady’s rice

Glue the yellow flower

Glutinous rice is probably a familiar name from ancient times to call the kind of sticky rice with yellow flowers as it is today. Due to the characteristics of yellow-flowered sticky rice, which is well adapted to climatic and soil conditions, this sticky rice variety is grown a lot in the midland and mountainous areas of the North.

Yellow-flowered glutinous rice is a short light-responsive variety, only transplanted in late season in Northern Vietnam and has a relatively stable flowering time from July to October. The growth period of the plant is about 145 -160 days.

Yellow flower sticky rice has a very rich nutritional composition, ensuring an energy source for the body. Calculated in 100g of glutinous rice, it will ensure to bring the following nutritional sources: 380 kcal, 1.5 g of food fiber; 0.78g fat; 7.16g protein, 82g carbohydrate, 0.14g sugar; 13.67g water; 32mg calcium and many other minerals.

Glue the yellow flower
Glue the yellow flower

Dien Bien eight rice

Dien Bien eight rice has long been famous throughout the four directions and has become a specialty of the northwest mountainous region of the country. There is a very special thing, the common point between two types of upland sticky rice and eight Dien Bien is that it is not only when cooked into rice that it has a pleasing aroma. Since it was a grain of rice, it has carried a faint scent. The precious rice grain has such high quality because the soil here is fertile, carrying many nutrients of the high mountains. The eight grains of rice in Dien Bien are small, opaque white, not milky white like upland sticky rice. The rice is shiny, every grain is fine.

Dien Bien eight rice belongs to the purebred Bac Thom No.7 rice variety grown in Muong Thanh field. Tam Dien rice is unified from the selection of varieties, production, and self-contained packaging to meet the standards of food hygiene and safety management. Each grain of rice is distilled from the quintessence of the Northwest mountains and forests, when cooked, the rice will have a faint aroma, when eaten, it has a sweet, rich taste. Nutritional ingredients: Carbohydrate 700g, Protein 70g, Lipid 8g, iron 2mg, Vitamin B1 10 Microg, fiber 2-6g…

Dien Bien eight rice

Rice is the main food in every Vietnamese meal. If you want to make delicious rice, you need quality rice. With the useful information in the article, hopefully, each housewife will choose delicious rice for her family. Let’s choose with the Vinlove to choose for your family the best quality rice!

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