A long slender wholegrain, fibre-rich, nutritious and chewy. Long Grain Brown Rice stays firm when cooked. It is suitable for most western and Indian recipes and makes a fine side dish . Cooking Long Grain Brown Rice: only the hull has been removed leaving natural bran layer intact. It takes longer to cook than white rice because the outer layer is harder, approx 40 minutes ( 1 part rice/2 parts water).