Cambodian Jasmine Red Rice is a special variety of rice that is red in color because it contains anthocyanins. It is generally unhulled or partially hulled rice which has a red husk, rather than the much more common brown. Red rice has a nutty flavor, and a high nutritional value, as the germ of the rice is left intact.
Red rice is a type of unpolished rice that has higher nutritional value than white rice or polished rice. Cooking time is usually longer than white rice and has a nutty flavor and sweeter taste. It is rich in fiber content, Vitamin B1 & B2, iron and calcium. Owing to high nutritive content and health benefits of red rice, it is highly recommended for heart patients and diabetics. It is also popular among health freaks and fitness enthusiasts as its high fiber content helps gain less weight. By consuming red rice, one can get the following nutrients and health benefits.