Also called Rosematta Rice or Red parboiled Rice, Palakkadan Matta Rice is known for its uniqueness and health benefits. This is an indigenous variety of rice grown in the Palakkad area of Kerala. It is extensively consumed in Kerala and Sri Lanka on a daily basis, and it is different from regular brown rice.
While the variant holds its reputation due to its unique taste and colour, it is equally prized for its incredible health benefits. The global buyers of Palakkadan Matta rice are the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates.