Unlike refined white rice, this par boiled red rice retains the vitamin E rich oil between the bran and endosperm. Because of the bran’s high fibre content, Diana rice has a rough, nutty texture.
Low glycemic index. Rich in antioxidants. Packed with vitamins and minerals Diana rice is ideal for diet conscious and diabetic people. Being low glycemic index it releases sugar slowly into the blood stream.
Uses. Eat as an everyday meal accompaniment with dal, curries or be prepared as fried rice. Tastes exceptional with curds. Activate the germ layer by soaking the rice overnight. Cook 1 cup rice with 4-5 cups water on stove top (approx. 30 minutes) or pressure cooker (approximately 5-6 whistles).
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