How To Cook Brown Rice - Japanese Style

 

Everyone knows that brown rice is healthier than white rice, but why is it different and does it need to be cooked in a different way?

Brown rice consists of an outer layer of bran that is full of vitamins and fibre. This layer of bran gives brown rice its brown appearance and is milled away to make white rice. The germ of the rice is a small part of nutrients that is also milled away when making white rice, but is kept for brown rice. Because both the husk and the germ are left intact in brown rice, you get a delicious nutty flavour, but it does require a little extra preparation and cooking time compared to white rice to get the most out of it.

The husk of brown rice is a bit tougher than normal white rice which means that the cooking times need to be adjusted to get the most out of this healthy rice.

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