Automatic Rice Shelling Machine

Posted: December 9, 2010 in Daily Life

Shelling Rice

 

 

 

We took mom with us when we got our rice shelled. She was very impressed with the machine, so I thought you guys might be interested too.

 

 

 

We buy our rice in huge brown bags weighing around sixty lbs. ive blogged about those before, a long time ago. It comes unshelled, which I prefer, but most people want white rice.

 

 

 

So, we take our rice to the local automated shelling machine.

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Put our coin in, press a button, pour in the rice, and let it do its work.

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The rice comes out this shoot shelled and very warm.

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If you want to keep the husks, you can. They can be used to make Japanese pickles.

 

 

 

Afterwards, the rice will be hot for a long time, so I have to leave the bag open the rest of the day to prevent it from getting moisture inside.

 

 

 

So anyhow, this is a common chore for me!

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Comments
  1. […] In Japan, because of the high consumption of rice, one purchases large bags of rice at a time and can take it to a machine to have shelled. You can also read about this blog if you click here. […]

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