Bahurupi BROWN Rice -1Kg

History of BAHURUPI Brown Rice:  
Bahurupi Rice is Hyperlocal Variety of Orissa(Odisha) & West Bengal States.  It is an Ancient and known as Folk Rice.  Bahurupi Rice Looks like Pearls in round shape.

King Sri Krishna Devaraya was very much liked to eat Bahurupi Rice during 15th Century.

Core Health Benefits:
  • Traditionally, the Bahurupi is used in Bengal and Odisha for fermented rice because it is believed that it yields the best Probiotics on Fermentation. 
  • This Variety is also rich in Iron, which is better absorbed in fermentation. 
  • It's rich in Nutrients, Dietary Fiber, Calcium, Iron & Zinc.
  • It helps to reduce Knee Pains
  • It improves Immunity Powder
  • Nutrients in Brown Rice help keep your heart healthy.
  • Brown rice also contains high levels of Magnesium
Health Benefits of Brown Rice:
The bran and germ, the two outer layers of brown rice, contain most of the Vitamins & Minerals in the grain.

Reduced Risk of Diabetes:
Brown rice has a low glycemic index (GI), meaning it doesn’t cause your blood sugar to spike after you eat.  

White Rice, on the other hand, can increase your risk of diabetes. Another study found that people who eat a lot of white rice are about 17% more likely to develop diabetes than folks who eat less. Scientists estimate that by replacing about 50 grams per day of white rice with brown rice, a person can reduce their diabetes risk by 16%.

Improved Heart Health:
Many of the nutrients in brown rice help keep your heart healthy. It’s a rich source of dietary fiber, which can reduce your risk of death from heart disease. Brown rice also contains high levels of Magnesium, which can help make you less vulnerable to heart disease and stroke.

Overall, studies show that eating more whole grains, including brown rice, could reduce your risk of heart disease by up to 22% and your risk of stroke by as much as 12%.

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Bahurupi Brown Rice -1Kg
Product Details
Colour of Rice:  Brown Colour

How to Cook:
  • Wash before cooking as Dry Neem & Mint Leaves added as Preservative
  • Soak rice 2-3 Hours before Cooking
  • Best suitable for Idli & Dosa.  
  • It improves Taste for Idli & Dosa. 
Package: Packed in Cloth Bag 
Dry Neem & Mint Leaves are added to Rice as Preservative (Wash Rice before Use)

Detailed Health Benefits of Pigmented Rice (Black, Red, Brown etc):

Anti-Cancer Effect:

Increasing evidence from animal, epidemiological and clinical investigations suggest that dietary anthocyanins/phenolic acids have potential to prevent chronic diseases, including cancers.

Obesity Effect:

Anti- Pigmented rice has proved to have effect in weight reduction as it contains higher fiber and less digestible starch content, which assists to stop signals of hunger and discourage excessive consumption. Oxidative stress induced inflammation being key signal during obese condition and antioxidant rich pigmented rice has possible role in its alleviation.

Other general health benefits:

Nutritional psychiatry is a growing discipline that focuses on the use of food and supplements to provide these essential nutrients as part of an integrated or alternative treatment for mental health disorders. Pigmented rice being rich source of antioxidant cocktail, could play role in this which will be beneficial for future generations.


Consumption of pigmented rice can detoxify the body and purify the liver with the use of elevated antioxidant levels in the rice. The anti-oxidative status of blood, liver, and the aorta assessed resulted with less oxidative stress.

Digestive health:

The dietary fiber per serving is remarkable in pigmented rice. Among which insoluble fiber enables to protect against constipation, bloating and other undesirable digestive symptoms. While soluble fiber like resistant starch act as prebiotic for healthy gut microbiome.


Black rice is broadly known as enriched rice and has been used in traditional medicine. Being gluten free, it is suitable for celiac patients also.

Immune health:

Boosts immunity, quench stress induced free radicals;  High Iron(Fe) & Manganese(Mn) content.


Asians are known to have a genetic predisposition to poor insulin secretion by pancreatic Beta(β)-cells and their insulin secretion is prone to decline with Beta(β)-cell exhaustion. 

Pigmented rice rich in spectrum of antioxidants like anthocyanins have thus been studied for its anti-diabetic effect using in vitro & in vivo models.

A significant reduction in glycosylated hemoglobin, fasting glucose, and improvements in serum insulin level has been observed in mice models treated with pigmented rice extracts.

Anthocyanins have deciphered to play pivotal role in regulating glucose uptake in the intestine and muscle via regulating the secretion of insulin from the pancreas through modulating glucose transporter (GLUT) receptors, thus bestowing the anti-diabetic effect.

Role of pigmented rice in regulating blood glucose homeostasis through inter-organ communication. Pancreas regulates glucose using insulin and glucagon in response to food intake. Further Insulin also acts on peripheral tissues (liver, adipose tissue and skeletal muscles) to increase glucose uptake, resulting in decreased blood glucose levels.

Anti-aging & managing glucose homeostasis

Red rice was characterized by a high quantity of oligomeric procyanidins (0.2 mg/g) with more than 60% of total phytochemicals found in the rice seeds. Procyanidins are high molecular weight polymers or complex flavan-3-ol polymers that consist mainly of catechin, epicatechin, gallocatechin, and epigallocatechin units that can also be found in rice germ and bran.

Pigmented genotypes Rice (Red Rice, Black Rice, Purple Rice & Brown Rice) consists fourfold higher levels of phenolics, flavonoids content, Vitamin-E, anthocyanins. 
It is also called as Bridegroom Rice, where a bridegroom (mappillai in tamil) is asked to lift a heavy round rock just to express his physical power . The bridegroom is given the cooked rice to strengthen his Energy. 
  It contains high nutritional value. nutraceutical and medicinal values.

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