Black rice (Manipur-ChakHao, Tamil-Kavuni): Also known as the ‘Forbidden Rice’, is a rare and innovative variety of rice, with good flavor and texture to enhance the taste of the meal. Black rice offers a high amount of flavonoids, phytonutrients, antioxidants, mineral content such as iron and copper.  Rich in dietary fiber, that provides higher satiety when compared to the white rice. A novel healthy rice food on the horizon is the black rice

Energy 367 kcal
Protein 8.24 g
Fat 1.97 g
CHO 78.99 g
Dietary Fibre 10.48 g
Soluble 0.3 g
Insoluble 7.04 g

Directions for using black rice:

  • In a pressure cooker put sufficient amount of water
  • Take a vessel that can be placed inside the cooker
  • Add 1 part rice to 2 parts water inside the vessel
  • Add 1 part rice to 3 parts water inside the pressure cooker. Pressure cook the rice on a high flame for 1 whistles.
  • Lower the flame and cook the rice for next 3 whistles (You could also use black rice to make curd rice, dosa, idli, appam, idiappam, neer dosa and more.)

Ingredients / Composition

Black rice

Date of Packaging

Best before 6 months from the date of manufacture


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