How to cook the best brown rice in a microwave cooker for 2 people?

How to cook the best brown rice in a microwave cooker for 2 people?
Source: Manjilas

How to cook the best brown rice in a microwave cooker for 2 people?: While cooking brown rice is not that difficult, I feel microwave oven is also an effective option for cooking brown rice. You can simply use an instant pot and a rice cooker to cook brown rice over the gas or stove. But, cooking the same using a Microwave oven can also serve the purpose. But, do you know how to cook the best brown rice in a microwave cooker for 2 people? Well, I don’t think you have idea about it. Read here through this blog. I will describe the entire steps in details. 

Most of the microwaves have 900 watt power. Therefore, I would suggest everyone to check the level of power for the microwave oven before cooking brown rice for 2 people. 

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Using the right scoop for the essential Items for cooking Brown Rice

I would suggest you to use the right scoop of the items that you would use to cook brown rice. This will also give you a brief idea on how to cook brown minute rice in Microwave easily. The quantity of the item used for making this item should be intact. Else, you might not get the proper taste from brown rice. 

  • 300 grams of rice scoop for two people.
  • 250 grams of dry measuring scoop.
  • 300 grams of liquid measuring scoop.

How to cook the best brown rice in a microwave cooker for 2 people? Correct Ratio

Before cooking brown rice in microwave, I would prefer everyone to take correct proportions of water and rice. Else, you might not be able to cook the rice properly. The water to rice ratio that I have taken for making the brown rice is very significant. 

  • If you take 400 grams of dry measuring rice, then you need 3 cups of water.
  • And if you take 200 grams of dry measuring rice, then you need 1.5 cup of water.

Steps for the preparation of brown rice in Microwave for 2 people

Now, I will come to the steps for cooking the best brown rice in microwave for 2 people. Follow them carefully. Else, your entire preparation might go in vain.

Step 1

Measure the long grain brown rice properly in a bowl. Rinse it properly under water. Make sure to use a bowl which is safe for use in the microwave oven. Using a glass bowl is my preference because it helps me to see the rice expand while cooking. When you add water to the glass full of rice, make sure to add them properly so that the rice is very flat from the top.

Step 2

Check the highest power of the microwave oven. When the bowl is placed properly, set the power to the highest. 

Step 3

After 10 minutes, stop the microwave and see if the rice is half cooked. Even if you see water on the bowl, don’t be amazed. Since brown rice takes a lot of water, it will soak up the water in the next half of cooking. When you begin with the next half of cooking, make sure to place a dish towel over the bowl. The next stage of cooking should be done at power level of 5.

Step 4

Once the cooking is done, do not open the microwave. Let it rest for 5 minutes. This will keep the rice steaming and also soak up the moisture. 

Step 5

Take a plastic spatula and serve the rice on the plate. While serving, make sure that all the rice grains are pumped up. 

Serve the rice on the plate. Or you can also keep it inside the fridge and store it there. Whenever you reheat the rice next time in microwave, make sure to sprinkle a little bit of water. 

How to cook brown rice in a microwave cooker quickly?

By following all these steps, I could easy cook brown rice in a microwave cooker. This helped me to cook brown rice very quickly for two people. You can also follow these steps and cook brown rice without any hassle. And Whenever you heat it in a microwave cooker, drizzle some water over it and reheat. 

I am an Engineer by Profession but a blogger by Passion. Love to explore different food options and recipes and also love to share the same with you.

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