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How to cook Brown Rice

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Time1 Hr
DifficultyEasy
Serves3

There is a lot of hype around brown rice and how much healthier it is compared to white, but how much of that is true? While many would love to believe that it is just another myth, there has been a lot of research done to show that brown rice is, indeed, healthier than white. Brown rice nutrition is superior to white rice. It is also said to be better for metabolism. Brown rice is great for weig ... ht loss, which is another reason why it is so popular among those interested in fitness. So, what is the difference between brown and white rice, exactly? White rice is considered to be polished rice, while brown is unpolished. During the polishing process, unsaturated fatty acid, minerals, proteins, starch and vitamins are often removed. Brown rice retains all of these. That is why it is considered to be a healthier option. Many people who need to change their diets for health reasons will do better to switch from white to brown rice. If you want to raise healthy children and keep the overall health of your family, brown rice is the way to go. Rice is a staple main course in many Indian households, and white rice is usually what features on the menu. Making the switch to brown rice can sometimes be difficult, but it is worth it if you want to maintain the overall health of your family.

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Brown Basmati Rice

Brown Basmati Rice

1.25 cups

Other

Water

Water

3 cups

Directions

1Wash and rinse the brown rice thoroughly. Soak in water for half an hour.
2Once soaked, in a vessel, place the rice, salt and water. Mix and cover with a lid.
3Bring to a boil, once you bring it to a boil, lower the temperature and cover with a lid. Cook till the water is absorbed and rice cooks through.
4Rice should not overcook or be undercooked. As it is completely cooked lightly mix with a spoon or spatula. Eat or serve hot

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