Scientists say cooking the rice this way can cut the calories by up to 60%
The method increases the amount of resistant starch (RS) in the rice
RS is indigestible to the human body and so is not turned into sugar or fat
However, doctors have warned reheating rice can cause food poisoning
Do you love rice but are worried about your weight?
The good news is scientists have now discovered a way to reduce the calorie content by 60 per cent – simply by the way it is cooked.
Cooking the rice with coconut oil, and then cooling it for 12 hours in the fridge, more than halved the number of calories in the rice when it was eaten.
However, doctors have previously warned that eating reheated rice can cause food poisoning, and so advise making sure the rice is steaming hot all the way through before eating it.
They also advise leaving the rice in the fridge no more than a day before reheating.
Scientists have discovered that adding coconut oil to rice and cooling it in the fridge for 12 hours cuts the calorie content in half Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3009374/Want-rice-HALF-calories-Just-cook-coconut-oil-refrigerate-overnight-eating.html#ixzz3e6HgYt9c Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook