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For the love of Brown :)

For the love of Brown :)

You can take your love for brown rice a step ahead with this delicious platter of steaming risotto, by using brown rice instead of the traditional Arborio rice, making your meal healthy as well as yummy. You cannot make and keep a risotto; it has to go straight from the stove to the table. So, make sure it goes directly into the plate right after.

Risotto made with brown rice

Risotto made with brown rice

Brown Rice Risotto  (Serves: 2)

1 tbsp olive oil; 1 small onion, chopped; 2 garlic cloves, crushed; ¼ cup brown rice; 1/3 cup white wine; 2 cups vegetable stock, warm; Parmesan cheese for garnishing; salt and pepper to taste; ½ cup mushrooms, chopped; sprig of fresh coriander; 25g butter

brown rice cooked to perfection!

brown rice cooked to perfection!

– Heat the oil and sauté the onions till soft. Add the crushed garlic and cook till the garlic starts giving off aroma. Add the mushrooms and sauté till they turn light brown.

– If you are using quick-cooking brown rice, add it to the sautéed mushrooms now. If you are using normal brown rice, soak it for at least three hours. Toss with the mushrooms till the rice is well coated with oil.

– Now pour in the  white wine all at once and let it get absorbed by the rice.

– Continue cooking the risotto by adding the stock, one ladleful at a time and Continue reading “For the love of Brown :)” »