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J-Simple Recipes title

mixed grain rice

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 251 kcal
  • Japanese: Zakkokumai
Mixed Grain Rice
Ingredients

ingredients:

  • 15 ounces white rice
  • 1 tablespoon black rice
  • 1 tablespoon millet
  • 1 tablespoon flattened barley
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame
  • 2 2/3 cups water

There are two ways to cook steamed mixed grain rice. The first uses a pan. The second uses a rice cooker.

♣ cooked in a pan

Step 1

step 1:

Wash the white rice. Place the washed rice in the pan. Add the black rice, millet, flattened barley and black sesame. Add the 2 2/3 cups water. Soak for 30∼60 minutes.

Step 2

step 2:

Cover the pan and place over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer.

Step 3

step 3:

Continue to simmer for about 5 minutes until the surface water disappears. Then cook at extremely low heat for another 12 minutes.

Step 4

step 4:

Remove from heat and let it set for 10 minutes before serving.

Zakkokumai

comment:

The black rice contains a lot of vitamins, iron, calcium, etc.; the millet contains a lot of magnesium, dietary fiber, etc.; and flattened barley contains a lot of dietary fiber.

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♣ cooked in a rice cooker

Step 1

step 1:

Wash the white rice. Add the black rice, millet, flattened barley and black sesame. Add the water.

Step 2

step 2:

Put the pan in the body of the machine. Switch on the rice cooker.

Step 3

step 3:

When finished, stir immediately with a rice spoon.

Zakkokumai

comment:

Mixed grain rice is chewy and delicious and more nutritious than regular rice.

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