HIMALAYAN RED RICE (BHUTANESE), SHORT GRAIN - Gluten Free

Himalayan Short Grain Red Bhutanese Rice
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HIMALAYAN RED RICE (BHUTANESE), SHORT GRAIN - Gluten Free

BHUT-10

Description:

Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) is from the Kingdom of Bhutan where it literally colors the landscape. The Kingdom of Bhutan is located at the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountains. Revered by all who have tried it, Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) carries a slightly nutty and aromatic flavor combination. When cooked this red rice is pale, pink with a soft texture and slightly sticky consistency. Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) has the same high nutritional qualities as brown rice due to its thin red bran remaining intact after milling. Unlike brown rice, Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) can be cooked as quickly as white rice in half the time as brown. Considered a great source of fiber and also known for its high content of antioxidant phenolic compounds. Use to add color variation and unique flavor in any recipe calling for brown rice or white rice.

Ingredient Statement:

Rice.

Try Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) in a quinoa, lentil and vegetable salad, use for rice pilafs, puddings, stir-fry, stuffing and use as a replacement for brown rice is select recipes.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Add 1 cup rice and 2-1/4 cups water to pot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, turn heat to low, and simmer for 40 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.

Product Description

Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) carries a slightly nutty and aromatic flavor combination. When cooked this red rice is pale, pink with a soft texture and slightly sticky consistency. Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) has the same high nutritional qualities as brown rice due to its thin red bran remaining intact after milling. Unlike brown rice, Himalayan Red Rice (Bhutanese) can be cooked as quickly as white rice in half the time as brown. 

Physical

Color: Brick red with some orange.

Flavor: Typical of rice.

Size: Approximately 3/16 inch in length, rice shaped grain.

Chemical

Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Rice.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min. 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 cup (45g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 10
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g  
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.