Brown rice is also called 'unpolished rice' and is brown in color.Brown rice is believed to be more nutritious as compared to white rice as, there are many nutrients in the brown layer that normally get taken off in the polishing process.
There are some proven reasons regarding the nutrition benefits of brown rice. The most important thing about brown rice is that it is rich in fiber which is present in the brown bran layer of the grains.The health benefits of high fiber content foods are numerous, it reduces the possibility of heart diseases, helps avoid abrupt spikes in sugar levels, helps digestion and reduces constipation etc. Some medical tests have indicated that the health benefits of brown rice could include controlling high blood pressure. Besides high fiber content, brown rice also contains other nutrients like, B vitamins, manganese, selenium and iron.
If we dont like to use it as rice we can use this rice for dosa and idli. The taste of this rice is very good compar to the white rice.