Traditional Rice /
- High in protein and fat. Very high in ash. In terms of minerals, it is high in potassium, magnesium, and
Very high in iron, calcium and phosphorus.
Rich in antioxidants which May boost heart health
- Contains the plant compound anthocyanin. Anthocyanin is a pigment that’s responsible for the black-purple color of forbidden rice. It’s also been found to have potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anticancer effects.
- Research shows that black rice contains high amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin— two types of carotenoids that are associated with eye health
- Naturally gluten-free
- May aid weight loss
- Lower blood sugar levels
- May decrease your risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Black rice is also a good source of the following nutrients:
- Vitamin E
- Riboflavin (B2)
- Niacin (B3)
COOKING / DISHES
Ideal for making Porridge, idly, dosa and desserts, Halwa.
Said to be useful in the treatment of poisons / poisonous bites. Immunity builder. Known as forbidden rice.
GI OF KARUPU KAUVNI (Black Rice)
The Glycemic index (GI) of karupu kauvni is in the range of 50 -55 which is low in GI when compared to market varieties such as white ponni