AROMATIC BLACK RICE (CHAK HAO) MANIPUR 500 G
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.
Benefits of Black Rice:
It is packed with protein, carbohydrates, and dietary fibre in addition to the excess of vitamins and minerals that promote good health and nutrition
It contains an abundance of iron. Iron in the bloodstream carry oxygen to the muscles and the brain and so is critical to mental and physical well-being.
Potassium facilitates the building of muscle and synthesizing proteins in the body.
Calcium is primarily concerned with the building of and maintaining strong bones. It also helps in the proper functioning of the heart, muscles and nerves.
Zinc content facilitates faster growth in children and builds a strong immune system.
Copper increases the absorption of iron and helps with the formation of collagen thereby helping in enhancing your skin.
How to cook:
Replace your regular rice with EcoHarvest Black Rice and experience the difference. Soak the rice in water for about 3 hours, then cook it in a pressure cooker or in a pot as you would cook your regular rice
It is perfect for paddies and rice cakes due to its mildly sweet taste. You may also make rice porridge and many other recipes out of it. Being light on the stomach, it is the perfect choice for maintaining a healthy diet.