Breakfast is the most important meal of your day. For your day to be most productive you need ample amount of energy and nutrition to sustain yourself. Having a nutritious breakfast is very important.
The Forgotten Black rice is a very healthy option for your breakfast. It has superior nutrition content compared to white rice. You can read more about it's nutritional benefits here in our previous blog. This forgotten grain is good for diabetes and weight management too.
100g of uncooked black rice has the following nutrition facts:
Energy - 355 kcal
Fat - 3g
Carbohydrates - 73g
Fibre - 2.2g
Protein - 9g
Iron - 2.3mg
This forgotten food has a nutty flavor. Black rice grain is chewy by nature and is best to prepare porridge, cake and pudding.
Cooking Black Rice porridge or ganji is very simple and easy.
You need the following ingredients for the recipe:
Black rice rava - 3 tsp
Water - 2 cups
Cumin - 1 tsp
Garlic - 8 to 10 pods
Green Chilly - 3
Salt to taste
How to cook:
Step 1 - Add 2 cups of water and 3 tsp of black rice rava in a pressure cooker. Mix well.
Step 2 - Steam the pressure cooker for 2 whistles.
Step 3 - Saute garlic, cumin, slit green chillies and curry leaves in oil for seasoning.
Step 4 - Open the cooker, add salt, the above seasoning and fresh coriander and mix well.
Step 5 - Stir in medium flame until desired consistency.
Step 6 - Serve hot and Savour!
Watch the making of black rice porridge recipe video.
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