Cooking Brown Jasmine RiceCooking Brown Jasmine Rice
From Vegan - Vegetarian Recipe Book: How Mary and Frank and Friends Eat

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Cooking Brown Jasmine Rice
2 Cups Water
1 Cup Brown Jasmine Rice

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Brown jasmine rice is a great vegan addition to any stir-fry, and as a bed for the stir fry to be placed upon it, or it makes a great side dish for any meal. Preparation and cooking time is about 20-25 minutes, and leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator in the covered cooking pot for a few days.

Place the water in a covered glass pot on the stovetop and bring to a boil. Add the brown jasmine rice and stir. When the water begins to boil, stir again and cover, and lower the heat to simmer. Do not stir again. Continue simmering until all the water is absorbed into the brown jasmine rice.

We have found that different types of rice have differing cooking times. Each time we use a different brand of rice we keep an eye on it. We have also learned a little trick to know when the rice is "just right". When the rice is almost done, "steam holes" will appear in the top of the rice (see photo above). When this occurs, turn off the heat, and let stand on the burner until all the water is absorbed.

Add to another recipe or serve and enjoy.

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Vegan FlagThe above recipe is in keeping with God's creation intent (Genesis 1:29-31): 'Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground-- everything that has the breath of life in it-- I give every green plant for food." And it was so. God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.' (NIV) Let no animal suffer or die that we may live!