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61 brown rice recipes

Last Updated : Nov 13,2018

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brown rice recipes collection. healthy brown rice recipes. Brown Rice is rice that is not milled or half milled, that is the outer layer of the grain is only partially removed or not removed at all. It is a whole grain as opposed to the white rice which is refined. Apart from this, there is also a difference in the health benefits of both. Brown rice is richer in nutrients like potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. It is also more fibrous than white rice and helps you feel full for a longer time coming to the conclusion that brown rice helps in weightloss! Hence it is a very good idea to introduce brown rice into your diet. A lot of people are confused as to how to cook Brown Rice, it is very easy!

Healthy Brown Rice Recipes

Vegetable BiryaniVegetable Biryani

Brown rice is anyway healthy but we can make it even healthier depending on the other ingredients we add along with it. Mixed Sprouts Brown Rice Pulao is one such example where you can make a healthy thing even healthier. The combination of sprouted legumes and rice packs a protein punch which is fiber rich and can even be packed in a tiffin. Brown rice also makes a delicious Vegetable Biryani with minimal oil and a mix of different crunchy vegetables.

Who says we can't enjoy our favorite rice dishes with brown rice! We absolutely can! Rajma chawal is every Punjabi's favorite food. It is spicy, flavorful and full of love and the only thing that makes it better it better if it were healthy! Rajma Brown Rice is not the exact copy of this classic, but it will nevertheless leave you satisfied and asking for more. Even Gujarati Stuffed Brinjal and Onion Khichdi tastes even better with brown rice. Just like this, many recipes form the Indian cuisine can be made with this wonder ingredient.

Indian Brown Rice Recipes

Brown Rice DosaBrown Rice Dosa

Honestly once can switch all rice preparations made with white rice with brown rice. There is a little difference in the cooking time but it will taste just the same, just healthier.  If you want to try something innovative, Palak Kofta Biryani is the recipe for you! Koftas add a nice zing to the rice and will be loved by all. A pulao made with south Indian flavors? Yes please. Cabbage Pulao is a delight that can be put together for those who really like South Indian food with a traditional tempering.

These are all traditional rice dishes, but brown rice can also be used to make other delicacies that involve rice! Brown Rice Dosa is a crispy, nutritious version of the regular dosa with TWO types of dals! Brown Rice Neer Dosa as well, which is a Karnataka specialty, is extremely tasty. The texture is exactly like the original and gives a very homely feeling too! If all else fails, you can always just have plain cooked brown rice along with Masoor dal and enjoy the ever favorite Dal-Chawal.

International Brown Rice Recipes

Baked Stuffed CapsicumBaked Stuffed Capsicum

Just like I mentioned with Indian Cuisine, you an even use brown rice in various international recipes. From two types of Chinese dishes, Broccoli Fried Rice and Regular Fried Rice to maybe utilizing it in sushi, this grain is taking over the world. Asian cuisine is big on rice and this is the perfect way to make meals delicious! This rice can be used to make Risottos of different flavors or used as a stuffing in Baked Stuffed Capsicum! So many options!

We hope you like this collection of brown rice recipes! Scroll below for more.

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Brown Rice ( Zero Oil Dal Chawal Recipe)
Recipe# 22529
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
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 you can 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 te ....
Fenugreek and Mushroom Brown Rice
Recipe# 7468
12 Apr 15

by Tarla Dalal
Rice is usually a no-no for diabetics because it causes a quick rise in blood sugar levels. To counter the effect of high glycemic index white rice, replace it with high fibre brown rice and toss in some fibre-rich vegetables along with diabetic-friendly ingredients like garlic and fenugreek to crea ....
Mixed Sprouts Brown Rice, Healthy Sprouts Pulao
Recipe# 2988

 by Tarla Dalal
This is a sumptuous brown rice preparation punctuated with scrumptious sprouts, spring onions and other veggies, and flavoured elegantly with a few common spice powders. The combination of rice and sprouted legumes (matki) improves the
Mushroom Brown Rice
Recipe# 22330
24 Apr 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Lemon grass imparts a subtly sweet flavour to this thai-inspired potassium rich mushroom rice.
Jalfrazie Layered Brown Rice (zero Oil, Low Calorie and Diabetic)
Recipe# 22152
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Jalfrazie is a combination of veggies flavoured with a sweet and sour gravy. The usp of this recipe however is the brown rice. Since it is not milled, its outer covering or bran that is rich in fibre is kept intact, making it a healthy and diabetic-friendly ingredient. It is good for weight-watchers ....
Rajma Brown Rice, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42032
06 Sep 18

by Tarla Dalal
Rajma Chawal is one of the most famous rice preparations in North India, specially the Delhi region. It is a convenient option to carry in lunch boxes too, as it is satiating and flavour-packed. Here is a healthy version of this North Indian rice delicacy made using brown rice and with lower sal ....
Brown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa Recipe
Recipe# 42105
05 Apr 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Brown Rice Dosa is a delightfully crispy, golden brown dosa that tastes awesome! On the other hand, it is amazingly healthy as we have used a combination of unpolished brown rice and two dals to make this dosa. Make sure you use unpolished rice and not the regular Basmati; otherwise you will los ....
Brown Rice Neer Dosa, Without Fermentation
Recipe# 42109
07 Jun 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Neer Dosa is a special, indigenous recipe from Karnataka, which has a wonderful taste and unique texture despite being made of a plain rice batter! Yes, it might be hard to believe but the batter for these soft, thin, homely pancakes is made of just rice and salt. This gives the Neer Dosa a very ....
Brown Rice Khichdi, Healthy 3 Ingredients
Recipe# 42104
19 Sep 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Khichdi is the first and last word in Indian comfort foods. Whether it’s a busy day or a dull one, a serving of this one-dish meal is sure to put you back in the right track. This particular version of the ever-popular Khichdi is made using unpolished brown ric ....
Brown Rice Vegetable Pulao, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42031
25 Aug 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Pulao is one of the most famous Indian rice dishes, all over the world. A pleasant medley of spices, a colourful assortment of veggies and a sprinkling of biryani masala give the rice a ....
Bengali Style Brown Rice Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42016
21 Aug 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Be it a cold winter’s day or a sweltering summer’s one, there is nothing like a meal of Khichdi to perk you up, for this is one dish that manages to always warm the soul as well as satisfy the tummy! The Bengali style adds a bit of excitement to the equation, ....
Cucumber and Carrot Curd Brown Rice, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42017
21 Aug 17

 by Tarla Dalal
On a busy day, a simple bowl of curd rice can come to your rescue by satiating your tummy and keeping you fit! We have enhanced the health quotient of this simple South Indian recipe by making it using brown rice rather than white rice. A few low-sodium ....
Curd Brown Rice
Recipe# 41747
04 May 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Curd is probiotic and said to calm the stomach acids. We have made the classic South Indian curd rice using brown rice instead of white rice, as it is better for those suffering from acidity. A tempering of mustard seeds and urad dal adds flavour and cru ....
Brown Rice and Moong Dal Pongal, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 41655
05 Apr 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Next to idli and dosa, one can confidently say that Pongal is the next most popular South Indian breakfast. It is a tasty and filling dish with a rustic flavour marked by cumin seeds and ginger. Although it is traditionally made with white rice and moong dal, nowadays people are aware of the ben ....
Quinoa , Brown Rice, and Vegetable Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Recipe# 41558
12 Mar 17

 by Tarla Dalal
This scrumptious salad is so sumptuous that you can have it as a quick meal or a filling snack! It is marked by an off-beat combination of ingredients, which is sure to pick everybody’s curiosity and earn their praise. Quinoa, brown rice and a selection of vibrant veggies are dressed in a tongue ....
Brown Rice Risotto
Recipe# 39634
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
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. Here is a vegetarian, cheese-based version that is made heart-friendly ....
Oats, Vegetable and Brown Rice Khichdi
Recipe# 41019
11 Nov 08

 by Tarla Dalal
An all-in-one meal, which is not only satiating but also gives a bounty of nutrients like antioxidants vitamin A and folic acid to nourish the baby’s brain and skin, and good quality protein and calcium for strong bones, along with iron to build up your iron stores. Brown rice gives you loads ....
Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)
Recipe# 39929
13 Jan 15

 by Tarla Dalal
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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.
Healthy Lemon Rice
Recipe# 3584
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This dish is ideal for the summer. Keep in mind the fact that the lemon juice has to be added judiciously to suit your palate so that you do not end up with a "khatta" or bland rice. I enjoy this dish with rasam or just a bowl of salad. The lemon in the rice aids in the absorption of iron in your bo ....
Soya Mutter Pulao ( Cooking with 1 Tsp Oil)
Recipe# 3585
21 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pulaos are always a welcome addition to any meal. A pulao can often make a complete meal by itself. The soya chunks added to this aromatic pulao are easily available in the market and are a rich source of protein and vitamin b12 - a vitamin which is otherwise lacking in vegetarian diets.
Vegetable Biryani (1 Tsp Oil )
Recipe# 3580
26 Nov 12

by Tarla Dalal
Biryani is known to be a rich and luxurious preparation of rice and vegetables. While it traditionally contains oodles of ghee and oil, you will realise upon trying this intelligent version that the same richness can be brought out through the intensity of the spices and quantity of vegetables, with ....
Corn Palak Pulao
Recipe# 5710

 by Tarla Dalal
Delicious and healthy, this is a dish that will win many a young heart with its mouthwatering combination of ingredients and attractive appearance! Tried and tested, the combination of corn and spinach works in almost any recipe thanks to their complementary colours, textures and flavours. This iron ....
Paneer Mutter Biryani
Recipe# 22148
23 Jun 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Paneer is a show-stealer! Undoubtedly one of my favorites. Layers of rice and spicy paneer mutter make this Biryani a real delicacy. And roasted onions add a yummy touch to the brown rice. I have used low-fat milk to enhance its calcium and protein content, even while curbing the calories. To keep t ....
Chinese Fried Rice, Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Recipe# 3467
25 Dec 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Rice is the cereal that diabetics are advised to avoid. Here's a simple and guilt free way to include rice in your diet…. All you have to do is add plenty of vegetables to the rice dish and use fibre rich brown rice and minimal oil. Adding vegetable ....
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