Chakra Red Boiled (Matta) Rice, 5kg

Red Boiled rice (also known as Rosematta rice, Palakkadan Matta rice, Kerala Red rice, or Red parboiled rice). It is different from brown rice. It is used in preparations of rice-snacks like Kondattam, Murukku etc. The robust and earthy flavour of Red Matta makes it suitable to accompany lamb, beef or game meats. Red Matta Rice is tipically medium length, hard in texture and almost round shape grain.

Matta rice or Kerala red rice is also known by the name Rosematta rice. Since it is cultivated in the Palakkad region of Kerala, it called by the name Palakkadan Matta rice. Since they are partially boiled in the husk, called by the name Red Parboiled rice. These rice can be taken as plain rice or be used in the making of appams, idlis and various snacks like kondattam and murukku.


Provides the daily fibre requirement

In today’s age of fast food mania and easy availability of refined foods, Matta rice can help with your daily fiber requirements for a healthy digestion. The rich fiber content in these rice can help with the smooth running of the digestive system. Intake of fibrous foods can increase the volume and lubricates your bowel movements. So the consumption of Kerala Matta rice can have a positive effect on various digestive ailments.

A nutrient-rich diet

Apart from its natural taste, the presence of red pericarp in this rice is known for its nutritional content. Pericarp is considered as the healthy outer covering of a rice grain. As we all know polished rice varieties are devoid of this valuable layer, when they are ground out to appear shiny and clean. Kerala red rice or Matta rice retains this nutritional outer covering. Thus, the intake of Matta rice can help with the nutritional requirement of the body.

Helps in the prevention of asthma

Matta rice or Kerala red rice is considered to be a rich source of magnesium. Magnesium helps to regulate the normal breathing pattern of the body. Many of the enzymatic reactions in the body require magnesium as an essential element. It also aids with the transmission of nervous signals through the body and helps with the prevention of heart diseases and osteoporosis. The deficiency of magnesium in your body can cause numerous health problems.

Source of calcium

Calcium content in Matta rice is much higher than that of white rice. White rice loses most of its essential nutrients during the polishing process. Calcium is considered as one of the essential nutritive element for all stages of life. Calcium-rich diet is essential for childhood growth, muscle functions and a healthy bone as well as a strong teeth. Matta rice or Kerala red rice helps with the daily calcium requirement and protects you from cumbersome diseases such as Osteoporosis and weakened bones.

Share the post “What makes Kerala red rice or Matta rice a healthier choice than white rice?”


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Chakra Red Boiled (Matta) Rice, 5kg”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *