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How To Cook Black Rice In Thai Rice Steamer - Black Rice Salad

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Learn how to cook black rice in Thai Rice Steamer. Make a delicious, healthy and colorful black rice salad with fruits and vegetables.
Ingredients
  Black rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), steamed
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (for steaming)
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Fresh pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (peeled and cut into small cubes)
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon 1⁄2 , squeezed
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Soak black rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain the water and set aside.

MAKING
2. In the steamer pot, pour water and put soaked rice in the bamboo basket. Cover with a lid and steam it over medium heat for 30 minutes.
3. Transfer the rice to a salad bowl. Tip in the Red bell pepper, cucumber and pineapple.
4. Season with olive oil, salt, black pepper and lemon juice. Toss it well and transfer to a serving bowl.

SERVING
5. Serve the Black Rice Salad as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Black rice is a familiar food in Thai and other Asian cuisines and here is a recipe to cook it. Check out the chef tossing Black Rice with other ingredients after cooking the rice in a rice steamer to make a salad. Interesting experience!

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