Red Rice (1kg)

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  • Our premium red rice is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic red rice is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our red rice is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices.
  • Red rice contains powerful antioxidants like anthocyanins and flavonoids, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
  • The fibre, phytonutrients, and low glycemic index of red rice may help lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of heart disease, and improve overall heart health.
  • Red rice is high in dietary fibre, which aids digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut.
  • Red rice has a lower glycemic index compared to white rice, leading to slower sugar absorption and better blood sugar control, making it suitable for diabetics.
  • Red rice has a distinct nutty flavour and chewy texture, adding depth to dishes and providing a satisfying eating experience.
  • Red rice can be used in various culinary creations such as pilafs, salads, risottos, and side dishes, offering a unique colour and flavour profile to the meal.
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Red Rice (1kg)

Red Rice (1kg)

Rs. 120.00

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Red rice, scientifically known as Oryza sativa, belongs to the Poaceae family and has its origins in Asia. It is believed that red rice was first cultivated in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago. Over time, it spread to various parts of the world, including India. In India, red rice is primarily cultivated in states like Karnataka, where it thrives in the fertile lands and favourable climate conditions. Our red rice is sourced directly from Karnataka. 

An interesting fact about red rice is its distinctive red bran layer, which gives it a reddish-brown colour and nutty flavour. This bran layer is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, making red rice a healthier alternative to white rice. Red rice is known for its health benefits, including lower glycemic index, higher fibre content, and abundance of nutrients like iron and zinc. Culinary-wise, red rice can be used in a variety of dishes such as pulao, biryani, salads, and even desserts, adding a unique texture and flavour to the meals while offering numerous health benefits.

Red Rice Benefits:

  • Red rice contains powerful antioxidants like anthocyanins and flavonoids, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.

  • The fibre, phytonutrients, and low glycemic index of red rice may help lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of heart disease, and improve overall heart health.

  • Red rice is high in dietary fibre, which aids digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes a healthy gut.

  • Red rice has a lower glycemic index compared to white rice, leading to slower sugar absorption and better blood sugar control, making it suitable for diabetics.

  • Red rice is packed with essential nutrients like iron, zinc, magnesium, and B vitamins, supporting overall health and immunity.

  • The fibre content in red rice helps you feel full for longer periods, aiding in weight management and preventing overeating.

  • Red rice has a distinct nutty flavour and chewy texture, adding depth to dishes and providing a satisfying eating experience.

  • Red rice can be used in various culinary creations such as pilafs, salads, risottos, and side dishes, offering a unique colour and flavour profile to the meal.

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FAQ's

1. What is red rice?

Red rice is a type of rice that has a reddish-brown colour due to its rich bran layer. It is known for its nutty flavour and chewy texture, making it a popular choice for health-conscious consumers.

2. How is red rice different from white rice?

Red rice retains its bran and germ layers, making it more nutritious than white rice, which is polished and stripped of these layers. This gives red rice more fibre, vitamins, and minerals.

3. What are the health benefits of red rice?

Red rice is packed with antioxidants, fibre, and essential nutrients like iron and zinc. It supports heart health, aids in digestion, and helps in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

4. How do I cook red rice?

To cook red rice, rinse it thoroughly and soak it for at least 30 minutes. Then, cook it in a 1:2.5 ratio of rice to water until it becomes tender, which usually takes about 30-40 minutes.

5. Can red rice be used in traditional Indian dishes?

Yes, red rice can be used in various traditional Indian dishes like biryani, pulao, and even dosa batter. It adds a unique flavour and nutritional boost to these recipes.

6. Is red rice suitable for people with diabetes?

Red rice has a low glycemic index compared to white rice, which means it causes a slower rise in blood sugar levels. This makes it a better choice for people with diabetes.

7. Can red rice be eaten every day?

Yes, red rice can be included in your daily diet as a healthier alternative to white rice. It provides more nutrients and helps in maintaining overall health.

8. How do I incorporate red rice into my meals?

You can incorporate red rice into your meals by using it as a base for salads, as a side dish with curries, or even in soups and stews. It pairs well with a wide range of flavours.