What is it called in different languages?
Tamil: kavuni arisi
Malayalam: nellu
Telugu: nalla biyyam
Kannada: kappu akki

About black rice: The botanical name of black rice is Oryza sativa. It is domesticated in India and commonly eaten in Manipur because of its medicinal benefits. The 21st-century food researches claim that it is a nutritious food with numerous health benefits. it has dark purple-blackish color. Black rice is a rich source of antioxidants, protein, iron, fiber. The other common name of black rice is “forbidden rice “.

– Detoxifies body
– Improves digestive health
– Regulates blood sugar levels
– Prevents obesity
– Lowers risk of infections
– Prevents atherosclerosis
– Good for eye health
– Fights against cancer

– You can make biryani –
– Can make dosa –
– You can make pudding –
– Can make laddoo –
– You can make kheer –
– Can make Pongal –
– You can make puri –