ZUCCHINI RICE ( BROWN RICE ) VEGAN LUNCH

zucchini brown rice vegan lunch

zucchini brown rice vegan lunch

Sometimes I like to add some grated carrots too .

zucchin i brown rice with grated carrots

Ever since I  started cooking zucchini in many dishes, it has become our favourite, Iam amazed how quickly one can cook or have it raw  in salads too . Nowadays we see a profusion of zucchini in the markets and so i have started using them .

Zucchini is highly recommended for weight loss and weight management .A great healthy way to lose those inches gradually and not fall for the fad quick diets , Zucchini besides helping in wight loss, also has immense nutritional content and good to have it in our daily diet .Zucchini helps boost nutrition of the food, good for vision , and prevents diseases that occur from deficiency of Vitamin C . With a good content of vitamins, potassium, carbohydrates, proteins and fibre, folate and Vitamin A .With continuous addition in our daily diet it is known to lower homo cysteine levels.

It is also called courgette , Zucchini has its origins in America, and is usually in yellow, green colors .It is usually available through the year and can be eaten raw or cooked .

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ZUCCHINI RICE, BROWN RICE, VEGAN LUNCH

lunch box zucchini rice, vegan lunch

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ZUCCHINI RICE ( BROWN RICE ) VEGAN LUNCH
A healthy delicious way to have vegan lunch by making zuccini rice using brown rice.
Instructions
  1. Keep brown rice soaked for at least 15 minutes to get best results .Cook rice in rice cooker or pressure cook with just enough water to cook it till fluffy , not overly cooked .
  2. When cooled , remove and fluff with a fork to get separate grains . add butter to do this
  3. Meanwhile in a skillet add butter, add garlic, chopped chillies , (use jalepenos .) saute, add cumin seeds, add onions, sautee till transparent , add the corn kernels, cooked chickpeas if using , grated zucchini, toss well, add salt and white pepper powder, remove and add lime juice.
  4. Add the cooled rice to this and mix well . Garnish with cilantro leaves and enjoy .
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