It has low GI rice and translates to black (Kala) rice (bhat). 10 spoons of cooked Kala bhat is said to have the same amount of antioxidants (anthocyanin) as a spoonful of blueberries. In Siddha, it is used to improve blood circulation. Regular consumption of this rice can help in detoxifying the body and prevent heart health.
Lowers Cholesterol and Diabetes Fights heart diseases Protects heart health
Nutrients per 100 grams*
Energy (kcal) 320 Protein (g) 8.5 Carbohydrate (g) 68 Dietary fiber (g) 6 Fat (g) 3 Iron (mg) 3.5
* approximate values
Soak for 4 hours to overnight and cook in 3 cups of water per cup of rice..
Good for risotto, porridges, pulao, payasam, rice cake, bread.