ORGANIC INDIA Black Rice is certified organic, unpolished rice that has a naturally dark purple-black colour, and chewy texture, Having the highest antioxidant content amongst all rice varieties, it is a powerhouse of antioxidants, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. Use it with a rice bowl, sticky rice pudding, risotto and sushi.
Directions for use:
Cooking tip: Recommended pre-soaking. Takes longer to cook than white rice.
1. Does this taste like white rice?
Compared to white rice, Black rice has a richer flavour, distinct nutty taste and chewy texture.
2. Why is this rice black in colour?
Black rice gets its purple-black colour from Anthocyanins, a group of deep purple, red and blue pigments that are commonly found in a variety of blue and purple foods like blueberries.
3. What are Anthocyanins?
Anthocyanins are a group of deep purple, red and blue pigments found in some plants. As powerful antioxidants, Anthocyanins reduce inflammation and help to protect your cells against damage.