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Emperor's Rice (Chak-Hao):

AKA - Forbidden Rice, Chak-hao (in Manipuri language).

This Aromatic Black Rice has travelled a real long way to reach you. Grown and harvested by farmers in North East India using 100% natural processes, this a completely natural and GMO free product. We produce both Poireiton and Amubi varieties of Black Rice. Trust us, they are the yummiest and healthiest! During the days of the Ching and Ming dynasties Forbidden Rice was exclusively reserved for the Chinese Emperors to ensure their longevity and good health. Eventually, common people were allowed to consume this rice. Since then, it has become a nourishing staple that is reputed to promote long life and good health. Widely consumed in Asian countries, Black Rice has grown in popularity across the world and used as key ingredient in both savory dishes and desserts.

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“Just a spoonful of *black rice* bran contains more health promoting anthocyanin *antioxidants* than are found in a spoonful of *blueberries*, but with less sugar and more fiber and vitamin E *antioxidants*,”
- Zhimin Xu, Associate Professor at the Department of Food Science at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

NUTRITION & HEALTH :

Known globally as a Superfood, this rice has been culturally and traditionally grown in Manipur as one of the indigenous produce of the state, locally called Chakhao. Power packed with ANTIOXIDANTS called Anthocyanins (even more than those found in blueberries). Highest level of antioxidants than any other type of rice.
  • Dietary Fiber ~ Helps with weight loss, it makes you feel full and cuts your cravings!
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Diabetic Friendly ~ Black Rice contains an amazing natural compound called C3G, i.e. Cyanidin 3 glucoside, that helps balance Blood Sugar Level and reduces body fat.
  • Known to prevent cancer and its great for your Heart too !
  • 100% NATURAL, GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, GMO FREE

TASTE & TEXTURE :

Once cooked, black rice has a sticky texture, nutty and earthy in flavor with a distinct beautiful aroma.

Black rice is gluten free, gut-friendly, a natural cleanser, and is rich in powerful natural black colouring pigments called anthocyanin, antioxidant, and dietaryfibre and also possesses anti-inflammatory substances. This rice are use in food industry, cosmetics, and health products, pharmaceutical and medicinal applications. It is lower on calories but higher in protein content as compared to white rice. It is also a good source of *iron, vitamins, calcium, magnesium, zinc* and many other nutrients. It is believed to lower the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even helps in weight loss.


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