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Chum - Bhutanese Red Rice

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bhutan
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 cup Bhutanese red rice
  • 2 1/4 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Season with zest of an orange and Szechuan pepper to taste


  • In a saucepan bring the water and salt to a boil.
  • Add in the rice stir to combine then cover and simmer over low heat until water is absorbed.
  • Rice will still have a little crunch when done, yet will be tender.
  • Season with a little zest of an orange and some szechuan pepper to taste.
  • Serve as a side to ema datshi.