How To Cook Brown Rice
by Tarla Dalal
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You can substitute white rice with brown rice while making delicious pulaos and biryanis, to benefit from its added nutrient and fibre content.
Here is how to cook brown rice on an open flame. 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.
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- To cook brown rice, soak the brown rice in enough water in a bowl for 2 hours. Drain well.
- 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.
- Drain the brown rice well, transfer to a plate and separate each grain using a fork lightly.
- Use the coooked brown rice as required.
Brown Rice (High Fibre Recipe) Video By Tarla Dalal
Nutrient values per cup
|Energy|| 215 calories|
|Protein|| 4.6 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 44.9 gm|
|Invisible fat|| 1.7 gm|
|Fibre|| 3.3 gm|
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