FORBIDDEN RED RICE 500G
Discover our newly added rice to the range, Forbidden Red Rice! Learn about why we have fallen captive to this rice.
Our red rice is a long grain, basmati style red rice, originating from the Heilongjiang region of North-East China. Red rice is gaining popularity for its unique taste, nutty texture and rich nutrient properties that makes it a wonderful rice of choice for everyday meals. In other countries red rice is often labelled as cargo rice.
Taste and Smell the Goodness
Complex floral aromas, delicious earthy taste, soft texture and a beautiful rustic red in colour that makes it a striking presence in any dish. This wholesome everyday rice works exceptionally well in curries, salads, risottos and paired with meats.
Forbidden Red Rice Health Benefits
This organic Red rice is a great source of fibre, protein and minerals.
100% whole grain
High in fibre
97% fat free
High in protein
Protein (total) 9.4g
Fat (total) 2.5g
Saturated less than 1g
Carbo (total) 68.3g
Dietary fibre 3.9g
Cooks In 15 - 20 Minutes
Our Forbidden Red Rice is parboiled (partially cooked) so it requires no soaking and reduces your preparation time while retaining all its natural health benefits.
How To Cook Forbidden Red Rice
1. Add 1 1/2 cups of water to 1 cup (200g) of Forbidden Red Rice. Salt to taste.
2. Bring to boil over high heat. Cover, reduce to simmer covered for 15 - 20 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and stand covered for 5 - 10 minutes and serve.
Note: Forbidden Red Rice is rice cooker friendly.