How To Cook Brown Rice

How To Cook Brown Rice

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Here is how to cook brown rice on an open flame or how to cook brown rice in a deep non stick pan. While pressure cooking is a bit faster, cooking on an open flame gives you greater control over the texture and consistency – you can stop just when it is perfectly done. However, remember to soak the rice for two hours to speed up cooking.

This is our way on how to cook brown rice Indian style on an open flame. We also have a recipe on how to cook brown rice in a pressure cooker.

Notes on how to cook brown rice on an open flame. 1. To make the Brown Rice, wash the rice thoroughly under water. This removes the impurities and the excess starch which prevents the rice from being sticky. Transfer the rice to a deep bowl and cover it with enough water to it. Keep it aside for about 2 hours. Soaking helps in cooking the rice faster. 2. Cook the Brown Rice for about 20 to 25 minutes or till it’s tender but the grains are separate. It should not be mushy.

You can substitute white rice with brown rice while making delicious pulaos and biryanis, to benefit from its added nutrient and fibre content.

Let’s see why this is a healthy brown rice recipe? The glycemic index of brown rice is 20% lower than white rice Therefore, brown rice is good for people with diabetes if consumed in limited quantity. Being a good source of fiber that reduces high cholesterol levels and prevents atherosclerosis and good for your heart.

Check out our collection of recipes using brown rice and make all your favorite rice dishes more healthy.

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Soaking Time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2.25 servings
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Ingredients


For Brown Rice
3/4 cup brown rice
salt to taste

Method
How to cook brown rice

    How to cook brown rice
  1. To cook brown rice, soak the brown rice in enough water in a bowl for 2 hours. Drain well.
  2. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the salt and soaked and drained brown rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for approx. 25 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain the brown rice well, transfer to a plate and separate each grain using a fork lightly.
  4. Use the coooked brown rice as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy211 cal
Protein4.4 g
Carbohydrates44.4 g
Fiber2 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.3 mg
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How to make Brown Rice:

  1. To make the Brown Rice, wash the ir thoroughly under water. This removes the impurities and the excess starch which prevents the rice from being sticky. Transfer the rice to a deep bowl and cover it with enough water to it. Keep it aside for about 2 hours. Soaking helps in cooking the rice faster.
  2. Take a deep non-stick pan and fill it up with enough water in a deep nonstick pan.  Bring it to a boil.
  3. Add the salt to taste. (1 tsp approx.)
  4. Add the Brown Rice to this water and mix well.
  5. Cook the Brown Rice for about  20 to 25 minutes  or till it’s tender but the grains are separate. It should not be mushy.
  6. Drain the rice using a sieve. You can rinse the brown rice under cold water so that it cools down quicky and there is no carry-over cooking.
  7. Transfer the Brown Rice to a plate, spread it out. Use as required.

Reviews

Brown Rice ( Zero Oil Dal and Chawal Recipe)
 on 08 Sep 14 03:33 PM
5

I always faced difficulty in cooking brown rice. With this recipe i have mastered the art of cooking it. I tried the pressure cooker method mentioned in the video also and that turns out to be wonderful too.
Brown Rice ( Zero Oil Dal and Chawal Recipe)
 on 28 Apr 12 02:19 PM
5

I love eating health food and try and always substitute white rice with brown rice. Brown rice is low on the glycemic index and breaks down slower into your blood stream.