AROMATIC BLACK RICE (CHAK HAO) MANIPUR
The sweet, slightly nutty flavoured, aromatic black rice (or chak hao) will add an exquisite punch to your meal. Black rice has a deep black color and usually turns deep purple when cooked. Plucked from the farms of Manipur, you can expect nothing but top-notch quality. Black rice is high in nutritional value and is a source of iron, vitamin E, and antioxidants.
The bran hull (outermost layer) of black rice contains one of the highest levels of anthocyanin antioxidants found in food.Its dark purple color is primarily due to its anthocyanin content, which is higher by weight than that of other colored grains. It is suitable for making porridge, dessert, traditional Chinese black rice cake, bread, and noodles.
It is extremely rich in Iron.
It is naturally gluten free.
It is a rich source of fibre.
It acts a good antioxidant.