Herbed Brown Rice Recipe

A quick delicious one pot side dish that you can make it quickly at your kitchen with less ingredients. It will just take 20 minutes of your time to whip up this dish so that you can savour it along with a flavourful chicken curry for your continental Dinner or Lunch.

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Herbed Brown Rice Recipe
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Herbed Brown Rice Recipe is a quick side dish that you can cook for your continental meals. The garlic and onions are caramelised well and pressure cooked with some dried herbs. like oregano, thyme and red chilli flakes. 

The brown rice is unpolished and hence has all the nutrition of the bran and germ intact. Whole rice has a mild nutty flavor and this rice is particularly rich in thiamine, a B vitamin and iron. Brown rice needs double the cooking time than compared to white rice. 

Serve the Herbed Brown Rice Recipe along with Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes and Red Cabbage Carrot, Sprout And Onion Salad for your sunday meals. 

If you are looking for more Rice recipes here are some : 

  1. Spinach Rice Recipe - Palak Pulao
  2. Herbed Butter Rice Recipe With Rosemary & Thyme
  3. Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1-1/2 cups Brown Rice
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 3 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 3 teaspoon Rosemary
  • 4 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil
  • Water , for cooking

How to make Herbed Brown Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making the Herbed Brown Rice Recipe, soak the brown rice for 1/2 an hour in 2-1/2 cups of water.

  2. keep the pressure cooker on medium heat, drizzle 2 tablespoon of oil, Add chopped garlic and saute till they soften. 

  3. Add in chopped onion and saute till they turn golden brown. 

  4. Add your washed brown rice into the cooker along with the soaked water, sprinkle all the seasoning like red chilli flakes, oregano, thyme and enough salt. 

  5. Pressure cook the herbed brown rice for 3 whistles on high heat and turn the heat to low. Simmer the herbed brown rice for another 5 minutes and turn off the heat.

  6. Once done, allow the pressure to release naturally and give the herbed brown rice a mix and serve it over bowl. Sprinkle some more herbs and serve. 

  7. Serve the Herbed Brown Rice Recipe along with Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes and Red Cabbage Carrot, Sprout And Onion Salad for your sunday meals.