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Rice- Black, Raw, Unpolished, Organic - 500gm

Green Apron India

Regular price Rs. 150.00

Organic (Control-Union Certified) unpolished Black rice grown in the Nadia region of West Bengal.

Rich in natural antioxidants such as anthocyanin (the same found in blueberries and blackberries) and low in glycemic index, this rice can make an excellent base for puddings, kheer, and salads. 

  About Our Product

Not forbidden anymore

  • Rich in anti-oxidants particularly anthocyanin
  • Rich in Vitamins particularly Vitamin E
  • Rich in dietary fibres and minerals
  • Increased amount of protein than other rice variants 

Black Rice also known as purple rice is an old variety of rice that is being cultivated in India in small quantities since centuries.  Black rice in Ancient China was consumed only by the royalty and the common people were not allowed to consume it, giving it the name- forbidden rice.

Our black rice has been cultivated by farmers from Nadia district of West Bengal. Besides being healthy and nutritious, black rice has a delicious nutty flavour and turns deep purple after cooking.

Ingredients: Control union certified organic black rice.

No artificial or natural colours or flavours or chemicals or preservatives have been added.  

Suggested Use: Black rice may be used to make several dishes- from savoury to sweet. It can be used in any rice dish.

Some of ways to use this rice are as follows:

  • Mouth-watering desserts
  • Healthy side-dish to grilled food
  • In salads to add taste, texture, health and colour
  • As filling or stuffing in wraps and other dishes
  • To stir-fries

  Cooking Instructions:

Long soak: Wash 1 cup of rice and soak in water overnight before cooking or

Short soak: Wash 1 cup of rice and soak in warm water for 6 hours before cooking. Drain the water from the soaked rice. Add the rice and 2 cups of water to a pan. Keep the pan on the stove to boil. Once it starts to boil, leave for simmer and cover the pan. Remove the lid after 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed by the rice.  

 Storage:

Store the rice a cool and dry place. Keep away from sunlight and moisture when stored.

 Manufacturing details:

Produce of India. Packed and Marketed by Green Apron, Dodda Bommasandra Bengaluru- 560097, Karnataka.

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