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KARRUPU KAVUNI / BLACK RICE

Description

Black Kavuni rice was once served only for royal families.The general public was denied access to this rice.The traders of chettinad were known to have a vast trading network around the world and they were also friends with royal families. During their business travels there had been vast exchanges of products,values & knowledge,among which the karrupu kavuni rice also came into use among these communities and slowly percolated later to common mass.

In ancient days, when a girl attains puberty, they used to make black rice pudding (called as puttu also known as Rangoon puttu). This will help her stabilizes her body and increase the iron in blood and stops accumulating fat in back and hip (regions wherein females mostly accumulate fat). Even now there is no chettinad wedding without black kavuni rice desserts.

Benefits

  • Black rice contains more anthocyanin antioxidants than blueberries of same quantity.
  • It helps prevent cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
  • Very good for kidney, stomach and liver.
  •  As it has high fiber content eating small quantities can be fulling for a day.
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