In Ayurveda (Charaka Samhita text) Rakta Shali rice is considered as the best and states that it balances kapha, pitta and vata effectively. It is in use for over 3,000 years. It is considered to be diuretic, spermatophyte, eye-invigorating, cosmetic, tonic and pleasant. Red rice is rich in antioxidants and mineral levels. Soak, ferment, roast or sprout before consumption to derive full benefits of millets and whole grains. Cooking Direction: Wash rice thoroughly, and cook in the ratio two cups of water to one cup of rice in rice cooker or pressure cooker.