Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is from the 3 Bowls cookbook by Ed Farrey and Nancy O'Hara. It makes a light rice with sweet and nutty flavours. It doesn't keep and reheat well so it is best served on the day of making - it gets a bit chewy the next day (but I like that :))

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the soy in a saucepan along with 4 cups of water and bring to the boil.
  2. Add the rice, carrot and salt and cook over a low heat (covered) for 50 minutes Alternatively throw it all in a rice cooker and press go.
  3. Meanwhile bring the apple juice to the boil and remove from the heat. Add the hijiki and let stand for 30 minutes.
  4. Drain the hijiki and mix into the cooked rice.
  5. Serve hot as a side dish or main dish.