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Top 10 Brown Rice Recipes

The white varieties of rice have many shapes, flavours and aromas. But nowadays, everyone wants to eat healthily and lead an active lifestyle. We are becoming careful about what nutrients are required in our body.

Brown rice is considered to be healthier than white rice and during its processing, only the outermost layer is removed. When we consider white rice, other layers like bran, parts of the germ are polished and provide finer grains. The refined rice may be more flavorful but does not contain essential nutrients. The outer layer of rice provides the necessary nutrients. They are full of vitamins and minerals like phosphorus, copper, magnesium etc. Since brown rice is high in fibre, if you eat small quantities, it will make you feel full, thus helping in weight loss.

In this blog post, we bring to you some delicious rice recipes that you must try.

  • Brown Rice Onion Pilaf

    Brown Rice Onion Pilaf
    Photo Courtesy: Wellness2Gether

    This is a delicious brown rice pilaf that is prepared with caramelized onions and cinnamon.

  • Mushroom Brown Rice

    Photo Courtesy: VegKitchen

    This is a healthy rice option. It contains more fiber than white rice. The mushrooms give this dish a delicious flavour.

  • Chicken Schezwan Rice

    Photo Courtesy: Punjab King

    Everyone loves Indian Chinese. You should use basmati rice instead of regular rice to make a healthy recipe. It is full of prawns, chicken and a lot of vegetables. This meal will surely satisfy you.

  • Mutton Khichda 

Mutton Khichda

Photo Courtesy: YouTubeMutton khichda is a traditional recipe that is prepared with muttons, lentils, rice and masalas.

Brown Rice Salad
Photo Courtesy: Food Network

If you are not in the mood of cooking, then Rice Salad is a dish that can be prepared without hassle and is very satisfying. Brown rice is mixed with spring onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and sprinkled with lemon, olive oil and garlic.

Photo Courtesy: Dishmaps

Edamame is a great brown rice recipe. This recipe can be prepared very fast. You can add shrimp if you want to increase protein content.

Brown Rice Pilaf with Green Olives and Lemon
Photo Courtesy: Lottie + Doof

This creamy rice dish can be prepared with lemony Lucques olives and nutty organic Camargue red rice. Any green olive/brown rice would be a great treat.

Saffron Brown Rice
Photo Courtesy: Food & Wine Magazine

This stovetop saffron brown rice is very easy and is a great base for braised lamb, roasted chicken or Thai and Indian curries.

Fried Brown Rice with Scallions and Eggs
Photo Courtesy: Delicious as it Looks

This delicious dish can be prepared using leftover rice. It is prepared with eggs and is a great dish.

Photo Courtesy: Buonissimo

Brown rice, chopped olives, mixed vegetables, capers and lemon juice are combined to make this tasty and easy dish. It is perfect for picnic and lunch.

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