This red parboiled rice, also known as Palakkadan matta, may offer some exciting health benefits. Plus, it adds a unique flavor to meals without any extra culinary skills required.

This rice has a nutty, earthy taste and texture that is unique from traditional long-grain white or brown rice. Thanks to it’s rich, red color, it will turn any dish into a vibrant and flavorful meal.

Matta rice is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber – all essential for optimal body functioning.

Matta rice may be an easy way to help improve cholesterol levels when added to the diet on a regular basis.

When you think about managing type 2 diabetes, you often are told to limit or avoid rice. But matta rice is a good choice as it has a low glycemic index.

You can incorporate matta into a variety of recipes or enjoy it as a side dish for a gluten-free alternative that will leave you full and satisfied.

Matta rice can be incorporated into the diet in many different ways. Also, it is also incredibly versatile and can be used to make a variety of dishes.