Purple rice

purple rice

Purple rice

Chinese name:紫米

A variety of rice (oryza sativa L.). Only a small amount of rice is cultivated in Hanzhong of Shaanxi, Sichuan, Guizhou, and Yunnan, which are more precious rice varieties. Purple rice has uniform particles, purple and black color, and tastes sweet, sweet but not greasy. Purple rice is used to cook rice, which is extremely fragrant and waxy. As a tonic, it is called purple glutinous rice or “medicine valley”. Purple rice boiled rice porridge fragrance glossy, soft waxy taste, because it is rich in nutrients, has a good tonic effect, so it is known as the “fill blood rice”, “longevity rice.”

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