Karuppu Kavuni Arisi / The Forbidden Rice
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- Karupu Kavuni aka Black rice is often called forbidden rice because, in Ancient China, black rice was reserved for the kings. Black rice is a good source of phytonutrients, which works as a natural detoxifier and removes disease causing free radicals from the body.
- It has rich crunchy texture and is ideal to prepare steamed rice, chettinad sweet kavuni pongal, karupu kavuni arisi idly, kavuni arisi halwa and more.
- The outermost layer of the black rice grain contains highest amounts of an antioxidant named anthocyanin among all varieties of rice. Anthocyanin helps prevent cardiovascular diseases and also helps improve brain function and reduce inflammation.
- Parboiled Kavuni Rice is an excellent source of soluble fibre. It helps to lower the levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol in the blood. The oil present in parboiled rice may help lower harmful cholesterol levels and blood pressure, whilst raising the levels of 'healthy' HDL cholesterol.