Substitute for white rice?

(12 Posts)
newgirl Thu 25-Apr-13 19:22:26

Love the cauli rice idea!

plecofjustice Thu 25-Apr-13 13:28:37

Another vote for cauli rice

www.carascravings.com/2009/07/shrimp-pineapple-fried-rice.html is a very yummy recipe

Also cauli pizza

recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=1995954

Quinoa also very nice - a bit like couscous, but much tastier imo and healthier than rice
www.prevention.com/whats-healthier-quinoa-or-brown-rice

Spamspamspam Thu 25-Apr-13 13:19:33

Another vote for Cauliflower Rice - don't even need to steam just need to microwave for a couple of minutes - it is LOVELY

RunRabbit Tue 23-Apr-13 17:44:16

What's that? Is it like Couscous?

HeySoulSister Tue 23-Apr-13 17:21:16

quinoa?

RunRabbit Tue 23-Apr-13 17:08:40

I've tried brown rice. Didn't like it.

I'll try the Cauliflower rice.

Love chappatis but still Carbs so I'm going to have those as a last resort.

Thank you for the suggestions smile

AnythingNotEverything Tue 23-Apr-13 16:46:46

I don't eat white rice and would second the brown rice suggestion, as it is less stodgy than white.

I don't bother - I just have chappatis with curry.

TeeBee Tue 23-Apr-13 16:40:35

What about calorie-free noodles?

teaandthorazine Tue 23-Apr-13 16:18:18

Cauliflower!

Yep, really. It makes brilliant low-carb 'rice'. Can't cut and paste on iPad but google for cauliflower rice and you'll get loads of recipes and suggestions.

Cauliflower rice is yummy, you just grate the whole thing (except leaves) and steam it.

newgirl Tue 23-Apr-13 16:10:46

We always have wholegrain brown rice- much prefer flavour. Have to cook it for much longer than White.

Or make a veg Dahl or curry to go with? Or serve the curry with chopped salad? Or a very thin wholemeal chappati?

RunRabbit Tue 23-Apr-13 16:06:03

I love curries but white rice is too heavy and too much carb which I want to cut down on.

Any good/healthier substitutes?

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