Perfect Forbidden rice AKA Black Rice:

 Forbidden rice also known as Black Rice:

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1 ½ cups Black Rice

3 cups water

½ teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon coconut oil


1-1” piece of kombu

1 bay leaf


For easier digestion soak rice overnight. Otherwise, rinse well and drain. Place the rice and water in a medium large sauce pan. If using, add the kombu and bay leaf. Cover tightly and bring to a boil over medium high heat; reduce to a simmer and cook presoaked for 20-25 minutes and rinsed for 50-60 minutes. The rice should be slightly soft, yet still chewy. Fluff with a fork, stir in coconut oil and cover until ready to serve. Remove bay leaf and kombu before serving.

Did you know black rice or forbidden rice is not only delicious, it’s a super-food. It contains more antioxidants than blueberries with less sugar, more fiber and vitamin e. It contains 18 amino acids, iron, zinc, copper, carotene, and vitamins. It is great for the kidneys, stomach and liver. This dish is easy to make and very versatile. Feel free to use your favorite, fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds. It is a grass not a grain so the shelf life is only 3-4 months; stored in the refrigerator