More on Zizira Indigenous Unpolished Khasi Red Rice
Savor the highly nutritive rice, rich in fiber with a much stronger taste compared to its white counterpart. During early 800 A.D Red Rice was an important part of Chinese medicine, believed to help several health issues naturally such as increased blood flow and improved digestion. It is said to help in lowering bad cholesterol. It is an excellent source of Iron. It is also believed to have anti-oxidant properties. It is also believed to improve the of the skin.
Red rice contains more of the natural bran than white rice. It is unpolished and retains the bran and germ which contains several essential nutritional components. Therefore, this rice requires a longer cooking time and has a nuttier more complex flavor.
- Use it as any regular rice, just boil or steam red rice
- Use it as a side dish or try mixing it with your salads and dishes to give a great visual appeal and taste to your palate