RECIPE NAME

How to cook brown rice in an instant pot

COOKING TIME

20mins

RECIPE TYPE

Side dish

CUISINE

Chinese

COOKING METHOD

Pressure cooking

NUTRITION

Running out of time for lunch? Cook

The difference between brown rice and white rice is that brown rice has its bran and kernel nutrition intact. This is why it looks brown. It is also high in fiber, low in calories and gluten free. Compared to white rice, it is chewier and thus gets you full on smaller portions.  No wonder most dieticians recommended it to replace white rice for weight loss.

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Incorporate brown rice into your diet and watch your bone health, immune system and sleep patterns improve significantly.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups brown rice

INSTRUCTIONS

You may store your leftovers in an airtight container for up to 1 week in a refrigerator or 3 weeks in a freezer.

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SERVING SIZE

4 persons

ABOUT

Once upon a time, brown rice was the “ish”. Then came along marketed “perfumed” white long grain rice, which promised us more flavor, more points. But here we are again, hailing brown rice above all. Sankofa ampa!

Instant pots, pressure cookers or simply put rice cookers are fast becoming our alternative to fast and easy cooking. According to researchers this method of cooking reduces cooking time by a whopping 70%. They are also known as efficient energy savers of up to 70% on energy during cooking.

Enjoy your steaming hot bowl with perfectly cooked, juicy meat. Or a colorful bowl of salad with pine nuts for added crunch. Have you ever had brown rice fried rice? Toss it into the wok with your veggies and this time, its ok to forget the soy sauce.