A bowl of black rice
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3.6 from 5 votes

Delicious Black Rice Recipe

An easy and effective recipe that is power-packed with nutrients and low on carbs. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black rice
Appliance: Stove
Servings: 2 people
Author: Sakina Kheriwala


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup black rice
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds optional
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon


  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add black rice, diced onion, and almonds. Cook and stir until lightly roasted, for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Add water and chicken cube, bring it to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low flame, cover, and simmer until rice is fluffy and liquid is completely absorbed. Allow 25 to 30 minutes.
    A bowl of black rice on a red placemat


Always remember, 1 cup of black rice yields approximately 3 cups of cooked black rice.