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Legend has it that this ancient grain, referred to as “longevity rice,” was eaten exclusively by the emperors of China to increase health and ensure a long life. This medium-size heirloom rice is treasured for it’s delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture, nutritional contentand beautiful deep purple color. Lotus Foods has been purchasing our Forbidden Rice® from small family farms in the Black Dragon River region of China's sub-arctic Northeast provinces for over 20 years. This whole grain is a natural source of magnesium, protein and fiber.
Combine 1 ¾ cups of water, 1 cup rice and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand covered for a few minutes. Fluff and serve. A rice cooker may be used with the same water-to-rice ratio.
A dramatic presence on any plate, this rice lends itself to:
- Sprinkled in salads and soups
- Puddings and breakfast cereals
100% Organic Black Rice.
|Serving Size: 1/3 cup|
|Servings Per Container: 7|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV*|
|Total Fat||2 g||3%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||43 g||14%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||10%|
|Total Sugars||1 g|
|* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|