Rice that has a length that is 2 to 3 times its width. When cooked, the rice tends to remain moist and tender, with a moderate stickiness, clinging together more than long grain. Medium grain rice is available in different varieties, such as aromatic, white and brown. This type of rice can be steamed or baked and is used most often for desserts, casseroles, breads, and stir-fry recipes.
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