The word ‘Pachchaperumal’ means The Lord ‘Buddha’s colour’ and has been considered divine rice in traditional Sinhalese culture. A rarity in the food world, those fascinated with it after knowing its health benefits now have an option to eat it at a restaurant or just grab a packet from a gourmet supermarket and cook it at home. Next time you’re asked whether you want a baked potato or rice with your meal, opt for the baked potato if you’re looking for the healthier choice. They both focus on real, whole, fresh food that is sustainably raised. Despite its name, the color of the rice is closer to a deep, dark purple. It does not contain sodium: good news for your blood pressure and your heart. Medium-grain rice has a longer kernel than short-grain rice, and can be used in puddings and desserts.
Really healthy with cholesterol lowering effect. The study, presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), showed that one spoonful of