May 24, 2024, 01:21 PM IST

5 healthy rice substitutes

Deepika Shakya

If you're looking to switch up your diet with healthier options, there are several substitutes for rice that offer added nutrition and variety. 

A high-protein grain that is also rich in fiber and essential amino acids.


Made by grating or processing cauliflower into rice-sized pieces. It’s low in calories and carbohydrates

Cauliflower Rice

A chewy, nutty grain that is high in fiber and contains important minerals like selenium and manganese.


A whole grain version of white rice  higher in fiber and nutrients. It has a slightly nutty flavor.

Brown Rice

 Farro is high in fiber, protein, and antioxidants, making it a nutritious rice alternative.


These alternatives can help you enjoy diverse and nutritious meals.

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