variety, grown widely in Karnataka, INDIA. People of this region call this variety as “Mother of paddy”, as it can withstand low rainfall as well as high rainfall conditions. The unique quality of this variety is it can grow in submerged water and still not rot and is resistant to lodging. It can be cultivated in less fertile soil. The paddy is dull black in colour and the grains are red in colour.
This Red Rice is of NOP standard, certified by IMO-Control
Health benefits of Red Rice
Red rice is a kind of unpolished rice which has higher nutritional value compared to white rice or even polished rice. Cooking time is comparatively more than white rice and it has a nutty taste and more gratifying flavor. It is fiber rich content, Vitamin B1 & B2, iron and calcium. Because of higher nutritive content and health advantages of red rice, it is strongly advised for heart patients as well as diabetics. Additionally it is loved by health gurus as well as fitness fanatics since it’s high fiber content helps gain less weight. By consuming red rice, you can get the following nutrition and also health advantages.
1. Contains antioxidants to counteract free radicals
2. Can Lower High Cholesterol
3. Can Help Prevent Heart Disease
4. Can Lower Blood Glucose
5. It lowers the risk of obesity
6. Red rice is good for your bone health
7. It helps in fighting asthma
8. Containing Vitamin B6
9. It's rich in fiber