This traditional and indigenous Palakkadan Matta variety is cultivated using natural farming methods. Loaded with vitamins, anti-oxidants and rare nutrients, this rice is revered by fitness enthusiasts. This rice variety has a high concentration of vitamin B6. Research has also found that this rice variety is capable of fighting asthma on regular consumption. Also known as Royal rice, Chenkazhama comes with the prestigious GI tag. Parboiling in copper vessels with firewood helps in retention of its nutritional value.
Helps fight Respiratory Disorders
Supports healthy Weight Loss
Aids in better Metabolism
Prevents risk of Cancer
Provides Immunity against Allergies
Recommended for Heart Patients
The unique earthy flavor, fluffy texture and red hue gives Chenkazhama a visual appeal on any plate. This exotic coarse rice goes well with all traditional side and contemporary dishes. Served best with lentils, salads and mixed vegetables.
One wash is enough as the rice is naturally farmed. Too much washing robs the rice of its bran. Soak the rice for 30mins to 1 hour and cook in the same water (1:2.5) in a pressure cooker or the traditional way in an open vessel with lid.