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How To Cook Brown Rice

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes


  • 1 C brown rice any grain
  • 3 C water
  • More water for washing and rinsing the rice


  1. Wash and rinse the rice as you would normally do for any rice.
  2. Now soak the rice in the 3 cups of water for at least an hour
  3. After an hour, drain the water into another pan and bring it to a boil
  4. Add the rice back into the boiling water and wait for it to start simmering.
  5. Cover and reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 25 - 30 minutes
  6. Once the timer runs out, check the rice to see if all the water has evaporated
  7. Cover again, switch off heat and let it rest for at least 15 minutes before fluffing it with a fork.