The robust and earthly flavoured Matta rice was the first choice for the royal families of Southern India. It is said that one inquisitive farmer happened to see this unique variety of rice in the kings’ farm, he carefully carried it away in a “Matta” an “Areca Leaf’. He then sowed them, and it became the regular crop of the granary of Kerala, Palakkad. This variety of rice is diabetic friendly, aids digestion, and is a healthy choice without giving up on your staple rice. Our toxin-free beautiful, red-coloured rice is directly sourced from the farmer producer society with the mission to connect the farmers and consumers by providing nutritious, toxin-free goods.
Quick-fix breakfasts are in vogue like never before. Keeping the evolving lifestyle in mind we have a healthy breakfast meal option that is gluten-free and high in fibre. Our Brown rice flakes commonly called “Poha”, or Aval are made from the Toxin-free flattened brown rice sourced from smallholder farmers from the Granary of Kerala, Palakkad. Include this toxin free bowl of nutrition in your diet, while you make a difference to the farmers lives.
The deep dark black coloured rice which can turn purple while soaked in water or cooked is being largely discussed by food connoisseurs for its history and health benefits. Black rice is also called forbidden rice. Looking back to history it states that this extremely nutritious black beauty was very tricky to be cultivated, therefore the royals and the rich were the only ones who could have access to this wonder grain, making this a forbidden one for the commoners. Black Rice is naturally gluten-free. It is a great dietary supplement that makes you feel full and does not let you binge eat.
The vibrant red-coloured long-grained rice is known for its healing properties and is classified as medicinal rice. It is traditionally believed to work wonders for women’s health. Feudal families and tribals in the past used to give this to pubescent, pregnant, and menopausal women. It is believed to reduce problems associated with hormonal imbalances. It also aids in managing obesity and strengthening the muscles.
It is one of the rarest red rice varieties with high medicinal value. ‘Raktha' means blood in Sanskrit, suggesting that the rice has properties that are blood-enhancing, making this a great dietary addition to managing Anaemia. It holds a mention in the Vedic times to be beneficial in the treatment of 'Tridoshas’ namely Vata, pitta and Kapha.
These medicinal rice are sourced from the smallholder farmers in Palakkad, the granary of Kerala, and from a few places in Tamilnadu. It is only when we make a healthy choice of consuming these extremely beneficial rice variants will we be able to save the crop from extinction.