Black rice, also called forbidden rice or "emperor's rice," is gaining popularity for its high levels of antioxidants and superior nutritional value. Forbidden rice earned its name because it was once reserved for the emperor to ensure his health and longevity, and forbidden to anyone else. It is mainly grown in the North East region (called as Chak Hao) and the southern parts (called as Kavuni in Tamil) of India.
Rich in Anti-oxidant. Rich in Nutrients. It has 18 amino acids, zinc that counts for immunity, iron that counts for carrying oxygen and the list goes like, copper, carotene, anthocyanin and several important vitamins. Our ancient healing text says, black rice helps to prevent cancer, diabetes and heart disease. This is very good for your kidney, stomach and liver. Regular consumption of black rice may cut down or completely eliminate many of future health problems.
Recipe & Cooking Method
How to Cook:
Need soaking time 6-8 hours before using it. Not suitable for lunch. You can prepare Sweet pongal, Dosa, Idly, Paniyaaram, Puttu
Karuppu kavuni recipes
* weight loss Porridge
* Delicious sweet Pongal
* Traditional puttu
* Kavuni soup
* Idly ,dosa batter
* Karuppu and veg pulao
* kavuni payasam
* Yummy kavuni halwa
KARUPPU KAVUNI RICE SWEET PONGAL
o Karuppu Kavuni Rice - 1 Cup
o Water - 4 Cups
o Jaggery - ¾ Cup
o Grated Coconut - ½ Cup
o Cardamom - ¼ tspn
• Wash the rice and soak it for 6-8 hours
• Add three cups of water inclusive of the soaked water and pressure cook it for ½ hour in sim
• Check if rice is cooked and add Jaggery & Grated coconut and mix it well
• Add cardamom and ghee and serve it hot.
1.Is black rice and Karuppu Kavuni same?
This rice is called Karuppu Kavuni in Tamil Nadu and is known by different names across most of Asia. Black rice is also known as 'Forbidden Rice' in Ancient China since only those belonging to the upper class could afford to eat it.
2.Does black rice raise blood sugar?
Black rice is also rich in fibre, which helps in the slow release of glucose in the blood, preventing any sudden spikes in blood sugar levels. The amount of fibre in black rice is similar to that of brown rice.
3.Is black rice good for hair growth?
Black Rice also called “forbidden rice” has 18 amino acids, minerals and vitamins like copper, iron, zinc and carotene. it contains biotin and has a higher vitamin e and protein than white or brown rice which helps with hair growth. Fermented rice water has been used for ages. ... Helps strengthens hair.
4. Is black rice good for your skin?
Black rice penetrates deep into the skin due to its tiny particles and heals and soothes the skin. It's antioxidants to protect the skin from free radicals keeping it smoother and youthful for longer. In addition, hyaluronic acid maintains moisture at optimum levels, and even speeds up the healing process of the skin.
45 grams of uncooked black rice provides (3):
Fat: 1.5 grams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbs: 34 grams
Fiber: 1 gram
Iron: 6% of the Daily Value (DV)
PRODUCT NAME: KARUPPU KAVUNI
DETAILS: KARUPPU KAVUNI
INGREDIENTS: KARUPPU KAVUNI
BRAND: DELTA FOODS
WEIGHT: 1000 GM
MATERAIL FEATURE: VEGETERIAN
PACKAGE WEIGHT: 1005 GM