Forbidden Rice (Chinese Black Rice)


Size: 1 lb
Price:
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Description

Forbidden rice

Chinese Black Rice

Also known as Emperor's Rice, is a glutinous medium-grain rice which turns a silky dark indigo color when cooked. It has a rich, sweet flavor and a satisfyingly chewy texture.

Traditionally used in desserts, making rice puddings, rice molds and rice balls. Also used for salads or simple side dish

Cooking Instructions for plain rice:

  1. In a sauce pan add 1 3/4cup of water/ Cup of washed & rinsed rice, add pinch of salt to taste (optional)

  2. Stir lightly, bring to a rolling boil, lower the heat, cover with lid and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until rice is soft yet chewy.

  3. Turn off the heat, let the rice steamed in the covered pot at least another 5-10 minutes or until the rice has absorbed the liquid.

  4. Fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot.


One cup of rice will yield: 2 ½ cup of cooked rice.

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