Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)

Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)

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Many health-conscious people are beginning to replace white rice with brown rice in several recipes, to benefit from its additional nutrition and fibre content.

Here is how you can cook Brown Rice perfectly using a pressure cooker, to make healthy pulaos and biryanis.

See how to cook brown rice in a pressure cooker with detailed step by step photos below.

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Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method) recipe - How to make Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)

Soaking Time:  30 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2.25 cups
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For Brown Rice
3/4 cup brown rice
salt to taste
How to cook brown rice

    How to cook brown rice
  1. To cook brown rice, soak the brown rice in enough water for 30 minutes and drain well.
  2. Combine the brown rice along with 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 7 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Separate each grain of the brown rice lightly with a fork. Use as required.

Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method) recipe with step by step photos

If you like Cooker Brown rice

  1. If you like this Brown Rice recipe (Cooker Brown Rice), you can try out other healthy recipes using brown rice like:

How to cook Brown Rice (Pressure Cooker Method):

  1. Take a deep bowl with enough water and soak 3/4 cup raw brown rice in it for about 30 minutes.
  2. Drain the rice well with the help of a strainer and discard the water.
  3. Put the soaked rice into a pressure cooker. Making pressure cooker brown rice is much faster than cooking brown rice on a stove. 
  4. Add about 2 cups of water to cook the rice. Close the lid and pressure cook for 7 whistles. Let the steam escape naturally before opening the lid.
  5. Open the lid and use a fork to separate each grain of rice lightly. Use the Pressure Cooker Brown Rice as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy211 cal
Protein4.4 g
Carbohydrates44.4 g
Fiber2 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.3 mg

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Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)
 on 23 Aug 19 01:45 PM

There is a contradiction on adding water it is 1 cup or 2.?
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Tarla Dalal    we have added 2 cups of water!!
24 Aug 19 08:38 AM