03 July 2011

Steamed Brown Rice with Roasted Pumpkin in Indian Flavor.

Brown rice is more healthier and nutritious than white rice so in this modern world it is more preferred for our health.It has more fiber contents and less fat so it is lighter than white rice.Brown Rice is most preferred as lunch and can be cooked with lots of vegetables.Steamed Brown Rice with Roasted Pumpkin is an innovative recipe to make your lunch more healthier and lighter.Try it once and you will love to have it regularly included in your lunch.
Preparation Time:40 mins
Cooking time :30 mins
Style: Continental Recipes

Soaked Brown Rice -150 gms
Olive Oil-1 tablespoon
Pumpkin-1 small piece(150 gms)
Turmeric Powder-1 teaspoon
Red chili Powder-1 teaspoon
Cumin powder -1 teaspoon
Coriander Powder-1 teaspoon
Juice of 2 lemons
Salt to Taste


1.Cook the Brown rice in pressure cooker or pan  with salt to taste and juice of 1 lemon till it become tender.
2.Cut the Pumpkin into medium cubes.
3.Marinate the Pumpkin cubes with olive oil,turmeric powder,red chili powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,salt to taste and lemon juice of 1 lemon and keep it for 10-15 mins

4.Roast the marinated pumpkin in a pan till it become tender with crisp on outer line.
5.Take a plate and add the steamed brown rice into it.add the roasted pumpkin slices into it as shown in the images and your dish is ready.

Tip-The salt and lemon juice added to the rice while steaming will prevent the rice from stickiness. 
Best Served with  Indian gravy dishes or any Chicken Gravy dishes.



  1. Exactly you made a healthy dish. I really love it. Like that ingredients and I have it on my ref so it easy for me to prepare. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. It looks delicious. I like your recipe i swear!!!! this is new to my eyes huh. Thanks for sharing your recipe and ingredients,i will give a try to make that kind of food at home :)

  3. This is my first time to see a fry pumpkin.The recipe was so easy to follow. I can't wait to try this.Thanks for sharing this.


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