Red Rice Kerala
What is red rice?
Red rice, one of the many varieties of rice, receives its reddish colour from an antioxidant called anthocyanin. It is a compound found in several purple and red coloured vegetables. Red rice has become increasingly popular over the last few years.
Red Rice Nutrition (100g Red rice)
Kerala Matta rice | Red rice
A red rice variety closer to home, the Kerala matta is also known by its local name, the Wayanadan Matta , Thondi , Palakkadan Matta , Kerala Red Rice etc.. This red rice variety represents a distinct taste of the Kerala state. The rice is known for its healthy add-on and is famous since they blend well with all dishes of the local cuisines.
This rice is known for its unique taste and high nutritional content. Compared to other varieties in the area, this rice has higher antioxidants, minerals, and fibre levels.