This rare and exotic variety of rice is popularly grown across India. Popularly grown in Tamil Nadu, Orissa and the North East. It extremely rich in minerals and is high in dietary fiber.
Health benefits of Black Rice
- It is low in fat, rich in fiber, full of protein and antioxidants, with essential vitamins and minerals.
- It contains anthocyanin antioxidants which also help to protect the body from heart disease and certain types of cancer.
- Black rice is also digested at a slower rate due to its fiber content and this means that the foods stays in the stomach for more time. This helps to reduce hunger pangs.
How to cook Black Rice
Step 1: Add 3 cups of water to 1 cup of rice.
Step 2: Pressure cook for 6-8 whistles
Step 3: Simmer for 20-25 minutes on low flame.
Step 4: Serve Hot