Sri Lankan Traditional Pachchaperumal Rice.
The word "Pachchaperumal" means "The Lord Buddha's color." It is a wholesome red rice variety. When cooked, it takes on a deep, rich burgundy color. It is rich in nutrients and proteins, and is considered an excellent choice for an every day meal. It is also said to be part of a good diet for people with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Pachchaperumal has long been considered a divine rice in traditional Sinhalese culture. Traditionally, it was often used in alms-giving.