Rice Cookers Recipes

Summer Curry with Brown Rice

Zojirushi Recipe – Summer Curry with Brown Rice

Curry rice is delicious anytime of the year. This curry filled with melodious aromas of vegetables over brown rice makes a delicious dish that you'll definitely savor. Sprinkle cilantro and enjoy it while hot.

            	Summer Curry with Brown Rice  Ingredients

Ingredients (serves 4-6):

To Cook in the Rice Cooker:

  • 2 cups (rice measuring cup) short or medium grain brown rice
  • Water to fill to water level 2 for "BROWN RICE" 

To Prepare Separately:

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp. chopped ginger
  • 1/2 lb. ground pork
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 green (or 1/2 green and 1/2 red) bell pepper
  • 1 medium potato
  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 2 cans (14 oz. each) vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 1/4 to 1 apple, grated
  • 1/4 cup frozen green peas
  • Cilantro if preferred

              Summer Curry with Brown Rice Step 1

Measure rice accurately using the measuring cup that came with your rice cooker. Rinse rice quickly once, drain and place in the inner cooking pan.

              Summer Curry with Brown Rice Step 2

Add water to the corresponding water level for “BROWN RICE. Cook the rice using the “BROWN” setting. If your rice cooker does not have a brown rice setting, add 3 cups of water measured in the rice measuring cup. 

              Summer Curry with Brown Rice Step 3

Cut zucchini, bell pepper and potato into bite size pieces, thinly slice onion. Sauté garlic, ginger and onion with butter in a skillet. When onions brown, add ground pork and salt and pepper to taste. When meat is cooked, add zucchini, bell pepper and potato, sauté a little more and transfer to a large pot.

              Summer Curry with Brown Rice Step 4

Mix cornstarch and curry powder and add to pot. Stir well for a minute, making sure not to burn. Add vegetable broth, bay leaf, ketchup and Worcestershire sauce and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes

              Summer Curry with Brown Rice Step 5

Once the vegetables are cooked through, add milk, grated apple and green peas and cook for another 5 minutes. Adjust the amount of apples depending on your preference. The more apples the sweeter.

              Summer Curry with Brown Rice Step 6

When rice completes cooking, fluff with the rice spatula, and place a scoop on a large plate with some depth. Pour curry, and top with chopped cilantro if preferred. Serve while hot.