How long to cook black rice (nerone rice)?

Boil black rice for 40 minutes . Before cooking, pour black rice with water and soak for 10 hours.

How to cook black rice

You will need – 1 cup black rice, 3 cups water

1. Pour black rice into a bowl.
2. Pour water over black rice so that the water completely covers the black rice.
3. Cover the rice and leave to soak for 10 hours.
4. Drain the water.
5. Pour water into a saucepan – 3 cups of water per 1 cup of black rice.
6. Put a saucepan of water on the fire, bring the water to a boil and salt.
7. Add rice to a saucepan with water, cover the saucepan with a lid and cook the rice for 40 minutes over low heat.

Tasty Facts

Black rice is mixed with other varieties of rice, as it has a tough grassy texture that does not change even after soaking. Usually take 1-2 tablespoons of black rice for 1 cup of regular rice.

When cooked, black rice increases in size by 4 times.

The cost of black rice is from 500 rubles per kilogram (on average in Moscow as of June 2017). Most often in stores, black rice can be found in mixtures with other types of rice.

Black rice is also known as nerone.