How To Cook Brown Rice In A Pot

Cooking brown rice is very easy and it makes a versatile ingredient. Brown rice is one of the ingredients used in the Zero-Waste Vegan Meal Plan.



1 and 1/4 cup (240 g) brown rice

2.5 cups of water – 600 ml water


  1. Measure the rice and place it in a fine colander to wash it.
  2. Place it in a pot and add the water.
  3. Bring to a boil and lower the heat to a low simmer.
  4. Keep the lid on the pot until the rice has absorbed all the water. This will take about 1 hour.
  5. Transfer the rice to an airtight container and wait until it reaches room temperature before placing it in the fridge.
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