nutritionally. This simply means that compared to white rice, brown
rice still has it’s nutritional content intact. Unlike white rice which
is polished completely to refine thereby destroying over 67% of it’s
vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and dietary fiber, brown rice
is only dehaulled to remove just the outermost layer thereby preserving
the main content.
Yes it might have an awful smell white a dull brown colour but that
should tell you it’s still in it’s natural form. The browner it looks,
the healthier. Today, we’d be making use of brown rice to make simple coconut rice. This rice above was served with chicken pops. Hope you enjoy.
How to make brown coconut rice
• Prep Time: 15 minutes
• Cook Time: Less than 30 minutes
• Misc: Serve hot
• Level: Easy
just enough water to cover the rice in the pot and cook on medium heat
for 10 mins till “al-dente”(cooked to be firm to the bite). This is done
to remove excess starch in the rice to prevent it from sticking
together. Transfer the rice into a separate bowl and run clean water
through it. Set aside.
meat stock, seasoning and salt to taste. Cover the pot and leave the
rice to cook for about 15 minutes till the liquid in the pot dries up.
the green peas with a little salt. Pour the vegetable oil in a pan. Add
the chopped vegetables and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
liquid. Add the stir-fried vegetables into the coconut rice and mix.
Leave to simmer for about 3 minutes more before turning off the burner.