Sprouted brown rice, also called Gaba, has increased amounts of essential amino acids. Gaba rice cooks and tastes like other brown rice with a nutty flavor and chewy texture. This recipe offers contrast with Golden Raisins and Natural Toasted Sliced Almonds.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 60 min

Total time: 65 min

Curried Sprouted Brown Rice (Gaba) Rice Pilaf
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 4 to 6 servings


  1. Heat olive oil in medium saucepan over high heat until shimmering.

  2. Add shallot or onion and cook until translucent, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in curry powder and cook 1 minute more.

  3. Add rice, chicken broth and pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover with tight-fitting lid and simmer until rice is cooked through and all liquid has absorbed, about 40 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat and stir in butter, raisins, almonds and coconut.

  5. Season to taste with salt and black pepper and serve immediately.