10 Recipes To Spice Up Your Bowl Of Steamed Rice

Rice is such an easy-to-make, easy-to-store, affordable meal staple. Knowing how to cook it perfectly can save you time when you need to quickly put something together. But what’s even better, is that by simply adding leftover veggies, dried fruits and nuts, or protein, you can enhance the flavour of steamed rice and make it a sumptuous one-pot meal in itself. Or, it can even serve as an accompaniment to your other dishes.

Cooking The Perfect Bowl Of Steamed Rice White Rice

Both brown and white rice basically come from the same grain, however, white rice goes through an extensive refining process. Brown rice is more of a whole grain (with the husk). It is said to contain a lot of essential vitamins and minerals including folate.

Brown Rice

Many of us, at one time or the other, have had our brown rice come out too sticky or undercooked. So here’s a foolproof recipe for you to never mess it up again. Nutritional Facts (Per Quarter Cup): Calories: 70 | Carbs: 16g | Protein: 1.7g | Fat: 0.7g | Fibre: 0.8g Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Servings: 2 cups Ingredients: – 1 cup of brown rice (short grained preferred) – 4.5 cups of water

Recipes To Spice Up Your Rice

1. One-Pot Dhaniya Lime Chicken & Rice

This one-pot chicken and rice recipe is fragrant and so good in taste that your kids and your entire family will demand it every Sunday for lunch/dinner. Nutritional Facts (Per Serving): Calories: 295 | Carbs: 31g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 5g | Fibre: 7g | Sugar: 6g Preparation Time: There’s no prep needed. Just gather the ingredients! Cooking Time: 35 minutes Servings: 6

2. Garlic Egg Fried Rice

Indo-Chinese recipes are a hit in Indian kitchens, especially fried rice. If you’re looking for quick and easy dinner recipes, then this is the one for you. Nutritional Facts (Per Serving): Calories: 450 | Carbs: 69g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Fibre: 2g | Sugar: 2g Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Servings: 2

3. Jeera Rice

Make the perfect non-sticky and fluffy jeera rice which is aromatic and delicious in taste. Serve it with your favourite curry. Nutritional Facts (Per Serving): Calories: 450 | Carbs: 78g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Fibre: 2g | Sugar: 1g Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Servings: 3