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Moongil Arisi / Bamboo Rice/ மூங்கில் அரிசி 250G
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Bamboo Rice has a low glycemic index when compared to other varieties of rice, which is a healthier option for diabetics. Bamboo Rice is a special type of rice that is grown out of a dying bamboo shoot.

Tamil Name: மூங்கில் அரிசி – Moongil Arisi

Hindi Name: बाँस का चावल – baans ka chaaval

Malayalam Name: മുള അരി – muḷa ari

Telugu Name: వెదురు బియ్యం – Veduru biyyaṁ

About Bamboo Rice:

Bamboo rice is a type of rice popular in Asia, and it is made by soaking the grains with squeezed bamboo plant juice.

This process gives bamboo rice its distinguishing green color and also adds a sticky consistency, so you might find bamboo rice to be a good choice for making sushi. Bamboo rice is rich in carbohydrates and relatively calorie-dense.

The bamboo rice tastes sweet and is pungent, nutritious, and strong. It has the ability to treat Kapha, pitta dosha, and it removes toxic substances from the human body and heals the disease in which the vital humor of the body is excreted with urine.

Nutritional Facts

Calories: 160

Calories from Fat: 23

Total Fat



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Vitamin A 






Vitamin C






Health Benefits:

  1. Low Calories
  2. Reduces cholesterol levels
  3. Promotes digestion
  4. High levels of Potassium
  5. Good source of vitamin B6


Bamboo rice is a unique and rare variety of rice that is produced from the flowering of bamboo. This type of rice is highly nutritious and has a unique flavor and texture that sets it apart from other types of rice. It is not only a delicious food item but also has numerous health benefits that make it a popular choice among health-conscious individuals.

Bamboo rice is a seasonal crop that is harvested only once in a year. It is produced when the bamboo plants flower, which usually happens once in every 50 to 100 years. When the bamboo flowers, it produces a spikelet that contains grains of rice. The rice grains are small and have a brownish color, and they are harvested by cutting down the bamboo plant.

Bamboo rice is rich in fiber, protein, and essential minerals like iron and potassium. It also has a low glycemic index, which makes it an ideal food for people with diabetes. Bamboo rice is gluten-free, making it an excellent choice for people who are allergic to wheat or gluten. The high fiber content in bamboo rice helps in regulating digestion and preventing constipation.

The unique flavor and texture of bamboo rice make it a favorite among food enthusiasts. It has a slightly nutty flavor and a chewy texture that adds to the overall taste. Bamboo rice is versatile and can be cooked in various ways, including boiling, steaming, and frying. It can be used to make dishes like biryani, fried rice, and sushi, among others.

Apart from its culinary uses, bamboo rice also has several medicinal properties. It is known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help in reducing inflammation and protecting the body from free radicals. Bamboo rice is also believed to have a cooling effect on the body, making it an ideal food for people living in hot and humid regions.

Bamboo rice is considered a delicacy and is often expensive compared to other types of rice. Due to its limited availability, it is not widely produced and is only found in select regions of Asia, including India, China, and Thailand. However, with the increasing demand for healthy and unique food items, bamboo rice is gaining popularity among food enthusiasts and health-conscious individuals worldwide.

In conclusion, bamboo rice is a rare and unique variety of rice that has numerous health benefits and a distinct flavor and texture. It is highly nutritious, gluten-free, and has a low glycemic index, making it an ideal food for people with various dietary requirements. Apart from its culinary uses, bamboo rice also has several medicinal properties, making it a valuable addition to any diet. Despite its limited availability, bamboo rice is gaining popularity and is a must-try food item for anyone interested in exploring unique and healthy food options.


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