20 NOV, 2023
Alternatives to rice provide diverse options for individuals with dietary preferences, health considerations, or those seeking variety in their meals.
A versatile grain with a nutty flavor, rich in protein and nutrients.
Tiny pasta granules made from crushed durum wheat, often used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.
A whole wheat grain that's been cracked and partially pre-cooked, offering a chewy texture.
An ancient grain with a chewy texture, similar to barley.
Although technically a grass and not a grain, it is commonly used as a rice substitute.
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A whole grain with a chewy texture and nutty flavor.
A small, rice-shaped pasta that works well as a rice substitute in various dishes.
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A gluten-free pseudo-grain, amaranth is rich in protein and has a slightly peppery taste.
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A gluten-free grain with a slightly sweet flavor, millet is a nutritious rice alternative.
Cooked lentils can serve as a protein-rich and fiber-packed alternative to rice.