Organic Black Rice
About Organic Black Rice Black sticky rice (kao neow dom in Thai) is sometimes labelled Indonesian black, purple or red rice, sweet, or waxy rice. It is not the whole-grain version of white sticky rice, but rather a unique variety of rice.
Why Is Black Rice Called 'Forbidden Rice'?
Why is black rice called forbidden? Black rice, also called forbidden rice or "emperor’s rice," is gaining popularity for its high levels of antioxidants and superior nutritional value. Forbidden rice earned its name because it was once reserved for the Chinese emperor to ensure his health and longevity, and forbidden to anyone else.
Is Forbidden Rice The Same As Black Rice?
Purple rice, also known as black rice or forbidden rice, is a species of Oryza sativa. Although dark rice was uncommon in ancient Asian societies, it was sought after for its medicinal properties.
Why Is Rice Not Considered A Vegitable?
Otherwise, if we apply an alternative definition of vegetables, which includes all the edible parts of a plant, but clearly excludes certain parts such as the fruits or seeds, then we can say that rice is not a vegetable. So, in the absence of a clear definition of vegetables and from a botanical context, we can say that rice is a vegetable.