Are you looking for a healthier porridge recipe? How about this creamy whole grain Brown Rice porridge?
The whole grain Brown Rice still has its bran and gem (which contains most Vitamins and minerals) in comparison to White Rice.
Brown rice controls your blood sugar levels as it has a low glycemic index and it does reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The high dietary fibre of Brown Rice helps keep you fuller for longer; an essential ingredient if you’re embarking on a weight loss journey .
The high levels of magnesium and fibre also reduces your risk of any heart diseases.
The presence of phenols and flavonoids in Brown Rice means it contains antioxidant properties for a general great wellbeing.
To make this porridge you’ll need the following;
100g of soaked Brown Rice in 400ml of water for at least an hour
3 tablespoonful of Brown Sugar
Salt to taste
100ml of Evaporated Milk
You can make your own Evaporated Milk using Whole/Full fat Organic Milk as shown below;
You can serve this porridge with any fruit of your choosing like Black Berries, Strawberries, Apricot, Orange segments etc or enjoy it on its own.
For a lactose free creamy version, how about trying any of these Plant Based Milk recipes below;
In a blender add the soaked Brown Rice and pulse it till you have a cracked Rice consistency
In a saucepan transfer the blended Rice and Salt and cook on a medium heat for 20 minutes. Ensure you stir the mixture at least every 5 minutes.
In terms of consistency you can add a little more water at a time to achieve your respective consistency.
You can also make this recipe using Wheat
15 minutes into your cooking time add the Sugar and cook for a further 5 minutes.
The Brown Rice will still have a little bite in its texture. If you prefer a mushy version then cook for a further 5 minutes.
Once cooked to your own personal preference add your preferred Milk and optional fruit and Enjoy!
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