More on Zizira Aromatic Fine Grain Joha Rice
Joha rice is indigenous to North East India. Although it is originally from Assam the aromatic rice is cultivated by the farmers of Garo hills in Meghalaya. The cultivation here is done using traditional methods of farming. It is a non-GMO produce without the use chemical-based fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. Zizira sources Joha rice from the traditional farmers of Meghalaya making it accessible to the rest of India.
- Joha rice is a distinct class of aromatic rice and it is short grained, completely different from the Basmati rice.
- It leaves a trail of lingering popcorn like scent when cooked and permeates through the whole house.
- The aromatic rice has a delicate soft texture which gives it an excellent palatability. It is used for making delicacies such as Kheer, Pulao and frumenty.
- It possesses numerous healthy components like proteins, flavonoids, carbohydrates and multivitamin. It is rich in anti-oxidant qualities.
- Sourced from the farmers of Garo hills of Meghalaya who practice traditional method of farming.
Recipe for making Sweet Frumenty with aromatic rice:
- Pre-heat a vessel before adding 2 cups of ale or stock. Stock can be vegetarian or non-vegetarian according to your choices.
- Add the hot liquid to Joha rice, let it absorb and simmer for 15 minutes.
- You can add spices and raisins after 15 more minutes.
- Furthermore, you can add 2 beaten eggs and cream stir and mix it before adding it to the rice.
- Warm it in low flame for consistency and serve.