In an effort to increase the healthfulness of grains, cutting edge foodies are taking the time to sprout them. There is some evidence that sprouting grains breaks down the less healthy components and increases overall nutrition.
Here’s a homemade rice sprouter made with a mason jar and a fine mesh. The mesh allows good airflow while keeping out insects.
It takes a couple of days to sprout rice in this way. Read the detailed instructions on Dorothy was Here.