… day ? This is done in special steam cabinets that are fired with wood. Basically a stack of bowls with rice and water over a container of boiling water. We will be using solar water heaters to preheat the water. That should save a lot of wood.
On the spot, we note that the firing process can be improved. Chimneys must be longer for better draft, the wood must be split and dosed better. This requires a cautious approach to the ‘stoker’, who has been doing this for years, but already on day two he reports that the rice is ready faster! ! And costs less wood. A simple solution with immediate results.