Brown Rice - Sona Masuri/ Hand  Pounded

Brown Rice - Sona Masuri/ Hand Pounded

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Comes from an award winning farmer in Andhra. Brown rice is a nutritious whole grain with only it's inedible outer husk removed. Unlike white rice It still retains it's nutrient rich bran and germ. It is high in fibre, low in fat and is easy to digest. 

Fore more details on its health benefits and how to cook it, please click here. 

How to cook it :
Method 1, Pressure cooker:

  1. Wash and soak desired quantity of brown rice for 30-45 mins in hot water. Add 2.5 to 3 cups of water to 1 cup of brown rice; 3 cups water for those who like the rice to be soft.
  2. Place the vessel in a pressure cooker and secure the lid. Cook on high flame till about 5-6 whistles, turn the flame to sim for about 5 mins and put the gas off.

Storage:
Brown rice has a shelf life of approximately 6 months,[but hermetic storagerefrigeration or freezing can significantly extend its lifetime. Freezing, even periodically, can also help control infestations of Indian meal moths.

like white rice It still retains it's nutrient rich bran and germ. It is high in fibre, low in fat and is easy to digest. 



Health benefits
  • Packed with natural oils, brown rice is extremely heart friendly.
  • Due to its high fibre content, brown rice facilitates healthy bowel movement and promotes weight loss. It boosts metabolism and makes the tummy feel full which translates to smaller meal portions.
  • A cup of brown rice fulfils about 80% of daily manganese requirement in the body. Manganese helps the body synthesise fats. It also benefits the nervous and reproductive systems. 
  • Brown rice is rich in selenium which reduces the risk of illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and arthritis. It's high fibre content helps prevent colon cancer. 
  • It helps stabilise blood sugar levels and therefore is an excellent food choice for those suffering from diabetes