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Easy brown rice risotto is a slightly healthier option than other cheese and fat laden risotto. This Indian style brown rice vegetable risotto is flavoured using readily-available ingredients that nevertheless add an irresistible aroma and taste. Learn how to make healthy brown rice vegetable risotto.

Risotto is one of the most famous Italian rice dishes, now popular all over the world. While it is now beheld as an exotic recipe, most Italians look at Risotto as a homely and soothing meal made with rice and some form of stock. To make easy brown rice risotto, heat little oil and sauté onions, garlic and capsicum. To that add other ingredients like brown rice, milk, oregano, chilli flakes, salt and little cornflour-milk mixture. Mix all these and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Finally add very little cheese and cook for another minute. Healthy risotto is ready. Remember to serve it immediately to enjoy its perfect texture.

This vegetarian, cheese-based version of Indian style brown rice vegetable risotto is made heart-friendly by using high-fibre brown rice, minimal cheese, and a mixture of cornflour and low-fat milk for thickening. This little cornflour and cheese is needed for the risotto texture. However making this risotto will make you pile up on less calories than the cheese loaded risotto made with Arborio rice.

With capsicums for colour and crunch, this garlic brown rice risotto is flavoured using readily-available ingredients that nevertheless add an irresistible aroma and taste.

This brown rice vegetable risotto is a suggestive pick for heart patients and hypertensives. They can add more veggies like finely chopped carrots and broccoli to make it more heart-friendly. But remember to restrict the serving size and don’t make it a daily fare.

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Brown Rice Risotto recipe - How to make Brown Rice Risotto

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Brown Rice Risotto
2 tsp oil
2 cups cooked brown rice
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup finely chopped coloured capsicum (red , yellow and green)
2 tsp cornflour
1 cup low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp grated mozzarella cheese

The Garnish
finely chopped coloured capsicum (red , yellow and green)
Method
For brown rice risotto

    For brown rice risotto
  1. To make brown rice risotto, dissolve the cornflour in 1 tbsp of milk and keep aside.
  2. Heat a broad non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the onions and garlic and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the onions turn light brown in colour. Sprinkle a little water if the mixture starts burning.
  3. Add the capsicum and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the brown rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the remaining milk, salt, chilli flakes, oregano and cornflour-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add 1 tbsp of water and mash well using a potato masher.
  7. Add the cheese, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  8. Serve brown rice risotto immediately garnished with coloured capsicum.

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Cooking rice for brown rice risotto

  1. To make the easy brown rice risotto | Indian style brown rice vegetable risotto | healthy brown rice vegetable risotto | garlic brown rice risotto, 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.
  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 mush.
  6. Drain the rice using a sieve. You can the rice under cold water so that it cools down quicky and there is no carry-over cooking.
  7. Transfer the Brown Rice for easy brown rice risotto to a plate, spread it out. Use as required.

Method for brown rice risotto

  1. To make Indian style brown rice vegetable risotto, start with taking cornflour in a small bowl.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of milk.
  3. Mix well and keep aside. This cornflour slurry will help in thickening our vegetable risotto.
  4. Further for healthy brown rice vegetable risotto, heat oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  5. Once the oil is hot, add onions.
  6. Add garlic. You can you garlic paste if you wish to.
  7. Saute on a medium flame for 1 minute while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add coloured capsicum. Bellpeppers will help in making the risotto colorful and beautiful, also will add nice flavor to it.
  9. Roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  10. Add brown rice.
  11. Mix well and cook garlic brown rice risotto,  on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  12. Add the remaining milk.
  13. Add salt.
  14. Add chilli flakes.
  15. Add oregano. Herbs will make the risotto even luscious and add amazing flavors to it.
  16. Add prepared cornflour mixture.
  17. Mix well and cook easy brown rice risotto on medium flame for 3-4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  18. Add 1 tbsp of water.
  19. Mash well using a potato masher.
  20. Add cheese. We have used mozzarella, if you do not have it available use processed cheese. 
  21. Cook healthy brown rice vegetable risotto on medium flame for another 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  22. Garnish easy brown rice risotto with coloured capsicum.
  23. Serve easy brown rice risotto | Indian style brown rice vegetable risotto | healthy brown rice vegetable risotto | garlic brown rice risotto | immediately.

Benefits of Brown Rice Risotto, good for heart patients

  1. Brown Rice Risotto - An Occasional Treat for Heart patients.
  2. Brown Rice Risotto is a wholesome option as compared to cheese laden risotto. 
  3. Very little cheese and cornflour bags the credit for it. 
  4. Onions and coloured capsicum along with brown rice pull in some fiber.
  5. Heart patients can enjoy this brown rice risotto in small quantities occasionally only. This is purely an option to oil and cheese laden restaurant food. 
Accompaniments

Banana Raita 
Boondi and Pomegranate Raita 
Cucumber Raita, Low Calorie Healthy Cooking 
Kaddu ka Raita 
Spinach Raita 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy166 cal
Protein4.7 g
Carbohydrates28.3 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat3.7 g
Cholesterol0.5 mg
Sodium39.8 mg

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Reviews

Brown Rice Risotto
5
 on 13 Mar 17 08:27 AM


I tried this and it turned out yummy.I skipped the cornflour.The chilli flakes add a zing to the dish.Healthy alternative to the traditional arborio risotto
Brown Rice Risotto
5
 on 05 Mar 16 04:38 PM


Super healthy option with brown rice n veggies..reduce d cheese and ur ready for nutritious pulav