How to make Herbed Spring Onion Rice -

Healthy brown rice with fresh spring onions and oregano.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Brown rice (ब्राउन राइस ), Oregano (ओरेगैनो)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Herbed Spring Onion Rice

Herbed Spring Onion Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Herbed Spring Onion Rice Recipe

  • Brown rice 1 1/2 cups

  • Oregano 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onions with greens 4 stalks

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Celery 1 inch stalk

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies slit 2


Step 1

Soak brown rice in four to five cups of water for one hour. Drain and set aside. Chop spring onion bulbs. Chop greens and set aside for garnishing. Heat oil in a pan.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds and sauté till they begin to change colour. Add spring onions and celery and sauté till translucent. Add drained rice and salt and sauté for one to two minutes. Add four and a half cups of water.

Step 3

Bring to a boil. Add green chillies, reduce heat, cover and allow to cook. Add dried oregano when rice is nearly done. Continue to cook till rice is fully done. Serve hot.

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