Organic Red Rice
Weight: 1 kg
The variety of rice that is either unhulled or partially-hulled, with a russet color coming from its antioxidant, anthocyanins. A soft-textured whole grain with nutty flavor.
The healthier alternative to white rice with good source of B vitamins, dietary fiber, and minerals calcium, iron, zinc, selenium, manganese, magnesium, and other nutrients.
It has antioxidants, anthocyanins, which help in fighting free radicals that cause damage to the body. These antioxidants also have properties that can help reduce inflammation, prevent cancer risk, and help in weight management.
This rice variety is safe for diabetics and heart patients, recommended even, because it is fat-free and has low glycemic index. As it is considered as whole grain, it can help clear up arteries from plaques, therefore preventing risks of cardiovascular diseases, regulating blood sugar and lowering high cholesterol levels.
Its fiber content makes it easier for the digestion. It helps as well slow down conversion of carbohydrates into blood sugar.
It also has Iron to help meet your daily need of this mineral. Around 1/4 cup serving can provide 5% of the daily iron need.
How to Cook
2:1 water ratio (2 cups of water to every 1 cup of rice). Cook for 40 to 45 minutes.
If a softer rice is desired increase the amount of water.
Note: For best results, soak rice in water for 1 hour before cooking.
Keeps well in a sealed container; in a cool, dry, and dark location.