Sahaja Red Rice
Item Code: CRREDTEM
The most nutritious rice variety to eat. The colour red is because of an antioxidant called anthocyanin (beneficial plant pigments which give fruits and vegetable their deep red, purple or blue hues). The red husk is loaded with extra nutrients compared to other varieties.
Nutritional values - The bran layer contains 95% of the minerals like Iron, Zinc, Potassium and Sodium and dietary fibre. Inner white portion is rich in carbohydrates and proteins. For a serving size of 100 gms, it has the following nutritional values - Fat 0.32 mg, Protein 3.81 mg, Carbohydrates 42.55 mg and Fibre 0.7 mg
Health benefits - Helps in digestion, controls the risk of obesity and Diabetes, prevents heart problems and Asthma, controls cholesterol, improves consumption of oxygen, reduces fatigue, increases bone health.
Cooking tips - Rice-Water ratio = 1:2. Soak for an hour. Takes more time to cook. Cook in Pressure Cooker for 1 whistle and then cook for 3 more whistles at lower flame. Delicious earthy taste, nuttier. It can be consumed less compared to white rice as it fills our stomach quicker.