Black rice or forbidden rice (chinese) is a rare but a very old variety of rice which has been grown in India for centuries. It is mainly grown in the North east (called as Chak Hao) and the southern parts (called as Kavuni~Tamil) of India.
Simply put when looking at rice varieties look at the color of the rice, the darker the shade of rice the more nutrition it has. By that yard stick Black Rice is the gold standard in rice varieties.
So let us look at some of the health benefits of this amazing rice.