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Is brown rice undercooked if it is slightly hard/crunchy in texture?

If so will it make you ill?

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  • 9 months ago

    brown rice is exactly like white rice: if its crunchy its not done.

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  • 9 months ago

    Why would it make you ill?

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    It's rice...the worst that can happen is you will be constipated or have some diarrhea due to indigestion depending on how much of it you eat.

    Rice should be soft, just slightly chewy, but definitely not hard or crunchy, that means it's undercooked... or badly overcooked if all the boiled water has evaporated from it.

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  • denise
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Yes, its under cooked if its hard/crunchy, it may give you indigestion.

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  • 9 months ago

    If it is slightly hard or crunchy, it is undercooked. Brown rice should be chewy though.

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  • Janet
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    It is undercooked.

    No, it will not make you ill.

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  • TC
    Lv 4
    9 months ago

    Yes, it is under-cooked when slightly hard or crunchy. Eating slightly under-cooked rice won't make you sick

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  • martin
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    It's under-cooked and will give you indigestion, but sometimes brown rice contains a few little shells by mistake, which are hard. When cooking it, measure the dry rice first, add 2 and one-half times that amount as water, be sure to flavor with salt and spices, bring to a boil, leave 15 minutes, then simmer on very low heat for another 45 minutes.

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  • Brian
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    Eating raw rice isn't unhealthy in and of itself

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  • marty
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Yes it does sound like its undercooked, you may not fully digest the crunchy bits but it won't harm you.

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