Buddha Rice -Cultivation, Cooking and Health benefits

Updated: Apr 26

Buddha Rice, a unique variety of rice that derives its name from the black husk (Kala) and a mild salty (Namak) taste, is considered as one of the finest rice varieties in the international market. It has a unique aroma and delicious taste which gives lavish dining after cooking. It is named the scented black pearl of Uttar Pradesh. In fact, it is one of the best quality scented rice in India. It is also called Buddha’s rice (Kalanamak). 



It is one of the oldest rice varieties in our country. Since the Buddhist period, this rice has been cultivated. It takes around 6 to 7 months for harvest.


People in the olden days thought that particular rice helps them to have good Karma and that great rice is called Kalanamak. People had a valid reason to think like that, the rice Kalanamak gives a deep sleep to people, hence aggression and negative thoughts are reduced. Buddha gave this rice to everyone and said this rice will cure your bad Karma and hence, this rice is also called Buddha rice. We, Indians consume this rice for the past 3000 years.


Scientifically, it is rich in micronutrients, prevents colon cancer, reduces the risk of heart attack and type-2 diabetes, and many more unbelievable health benefits.


Health Benefits

  1. This particular rice is rich in micronutrients such as iron and zinc.

  2. Alzheimer’s disease will be controlled with the help of this rice.

  3. It also controls diabetes as well as blood pressure. 

  4. Anthocyanin is an important antioxidant present in this rice.

  5. Digestive problems can be rectified with the help of this rice


It is amazing news for our customers that Centyle Mart Organics is offering Kalanamak rice / Buddha’s rice for an organic lifestyle. It is very popular in the Himalayan region and Uttar Pradesh specially Kushinagar, Deoria, Gorakhpur, Sidharthnagar, and Maharajganj districts.

For more details please visit www.centylemart.com or write us info.centylebiotech@gmail.com or call 7857914077

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