Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  84
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  1 mg
  • Potassium  22 mg
  • Phosphorus  26 mg
  • Calcium  6 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Rice milk can also be made with uncooked rice that is soaked in filtered water for 24 hours. Use 1 cup rice to 3 cups water. Adjust water for desired thickness.
  • Optional ingredients: 1-2 teaspoons canola oil added during blending; ground cinnamon; agave or maple syrup or honey instead of sugar or other sweetener of choice.
  • Homemade rice milk is free of additives and preservatives like calcium phosphate and salt, and costs less than commercially prepared rice milk.
  • Rice milk is low in protein. Add 1-2 scoops of protein powder to make high-protein rice milk.
  • Analysis includes white rice but you can substitute brown rice if desired.

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Homemade Rice Milk
myoldman says:

I'm sorry but I have to ask the dumb question. With uncooked rice, do you also blend it or just strain it? Dietitian comment: Yes blend the uncooked rice just like you do with the cooked rice.

Oct. 29, 2017, 12:14 AM
Homemade Rice Milk
ErikaStahl says:

I made this for a lobby day at my clinic. It was easy to make. Very simple. It recommends straining the liquid using a cheese cloth to remove rice solids, which I did but it wasn't necessary. My blender did a good job so there wasn't really any clumps to begin with. The drink is pretty good overall. I think next time I would add slightly more water to thin it out and add agave syrup for more sweetness. About 50% or more of the people who sampled it liked it.

May. 02, 2017, 11:43 AM
Homemade Rice Milk

I made this with uncooked brown rice but it tasted awful. The only difference in my prep was I used my nutriblast RX which blasts for much less than 4 minutes. I also tried it with cooked white rice and it too was undrinkable. I'm thinking I may have to try adding canola oil or just give up. Dietitian comment: I tried it with uncooked white rice and it was OK. Because there are no stabilizers the liquids and solids separate so must shake it up before drinking it. For more flavor you can add oil, sweetener or vanilla flavoring.

Apr. 02, 2017, 4:10 AM
Homemade Rice Milk

What grain of rice should I use, short, long, etc.? What's the taste difference between using uncooked and cooked rice? Dietitian comment: You can use either size rice grain for this recipe. In my opinion the taste was the same. The rice milk made with uncooked rice seemed to have less sediment so seemed to not separate as much when I drank it. Commercial rice milk has gums or other additives to keep it from separating. With homemade rice milk you must shake it up before using it.

Apr. 25, 2016, 7:29 AM
Homemade Rice Milk
gechuye says:

I like the fact that i can make homemade rice but i don't agree with sugar otherwise everything is nice and i olso like the ricemilk uncooked. Thank you for your tip.

Mar. 27, 2016, 4:22 AM

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