There are many varieties of black rice, some from North East India, Thailand, China,etc. This variety is from Tamil Nadu and is locally called as Karuppu Kavuni Arisi. Rava is made by powdering the rice so that it is easier to cook various recipes.
TASTE: This forgotten food has a nutty flavor. Black rice is chewy by nature and is best to prepare porridge, cake and pudding.
BENEFITS: Black rice is known to have higher amount of fibre, protein and micro nutrients like Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, etc, when compared to the white rice, red rice and brown rice. 100g of black rice contains 9g of protein while brown rice has 7g and white rice only 2g. Hence it is an excellent source of protein.
The forgotten black rice has lower GI and higher fibre content when compared to white rice which makes it suitable for diabetes and weight management.
You could refer our blog for recipes made from Black Rice rava. You can cook simple porridge, pudding and cakes using black rice.
Black Rice Rava 250g (Wheat free)