How to Cook Kerala Matta rice
Kerala Matta rice  / Kerala Red Rice
I bought Kerala Matta rice from big bazaar in Bengaluru few months back. I googled how to cook and followed the method.  Rice came out well and the taste was good. Without adding water it was good for next day too. I always soak the rice for 10 to 15 minutes and cook. For matta rice I  soaked it for 1 hour.

How to Cook Kerala Matta rice

Kerala Matta rice  is also known as Rose matta rice, Palakkadan matta rice and Kerala red rice. It is a traditional  variety of rice grown in Palakkad District of Kerala, India. It is different from brown rice. It is well known in Kerala, India and Sri Lanka. It is used for making idly, dosa, appam and plain rice. The grains are yellowish pink in colour to reddish brown in colour. Rose Matta Rice maintains a pink hue.  Matta rice has a lengthy cooking  process. But the rice has a nice flavor.

How to Cook Kerala Matta rice

Matta rice is traditionally double cooked. The rice is washed and soaked from 1 hour or more than that. Then rice is drained and cooked with 4 to 8 parts of water till done.
Let us see how to cook Kerala Matta rice
Preparation time - 10 minutes
Soaking time - 1 hour
Cooking time - 30 minutes
Serves - 3
Ingredients:
Matta rice - 1 cup
Water - 6 to 8 cup
Method:
Rinse the rice two to three times and soak it for about one hour. Boil 6 cups of water in a vessel .
How to Cook Kerala Matta rice

Drain the water and add to the boiling water. When the rice began to boil sim the stove and cook till done.
How to Cook Kerala Matta rice

Drain the water and transfer into the serving bowl.
How to Cook Kerala Matta rice

Serve with our usual menu.

How to Cook Kerala Matta rice

Note:
When the water is not sufficient to cook the rice, you can boil some water in another vessel and add.
   



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