Chak Hao Poireiton
Chak Hao Poireiton is a black rice from Manipur. The literal meaning of Chak Hao is ‘delicious rice’ (Chak – rice; Hao-delicious). This sticky textured rice is rich in fibre and it usually turns deep purple when cooked due to its anthocuanin content. This grain has disease fighting antioxidants and prevents diabetes, cancer and heart disease. One serving of black rice offers a high amount of flavanoid phytonutrients, mineral content such as iron and copper and. It is a good source of plant-based protein.
Soak the Chakhao Poireiton rice for 8 hours before cooking. Cook it in the ratio of 1:5 (For 1 cup rice, add 5 cups water). Please adjust the water ratio according to your preference.
Tags: Black Rice, Sticky Rice, Diabetic Friendly, Cancer, Heart Diseases, Plant Based Protein, Minerals