Red rice & mung bean risotto

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3–4

    as a main
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Lands of the Curry Leaf

Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

One of my favourite rice varieties is Bhutanese red rice. I encourage you to try it, if you can find it. It has a glorious nutty flavour, with earthy tones that pair so beautifully with other flavours. Highly valued for its antioxidant properties, it is also nutrient dense, with higher values of phosphorus, magnesium and molybdenum than other rices. Short or medium-grain brown rice works well in this dish, too.

Any leftover risotto will keep in the fridge for several days, and the f