How To Cook Brown Rice
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how to cook brown rice on an open flame | how to cook brown rice Indian style | how to cook brown rice in a deep non stick pan | healthy brown rice recipe | with 7 amazing images.
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.
Learn how to cook brown rice on an open flame | how to cook brown rice Indian style | how to cook brown rice in a deep non stick pan | healthy brown rice recipe | with step by step photos below.
- 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.
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