Bamboo rice is collected by the tribes residing in the forest from the seeds of flowers, bamboo, is known for its highly nutritive qualities, rich medicinal values. Very good substitutes for the polished white paddy rice. Bamboo rice (Mulayari) has become an important and major source of income for tribals living in the forests. Nature keeps all its treasures hidden deep inside her. From the heart of nature, a rare and lesser know seed is being introduced “bamboo rice” these seeds are gathered from the jungles of tropical rainforest, bamboos trees which are known to be the tallest of herb grasses which grow in tropical rain forests.
Some species of bamboos only bloom with flowers once in 40-60 years and often die after flowering. They compensate this by releasing huge amounts of flowers and seeds, one of many mechanisms that nature employs to ensure the survival of certain species.
Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice). As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia.
Since sizable portions of sugarcane and maize crops are used for purposes other than human consumption, rice is the most important grain with regard to human nutrition and caloric intake, providing more than one-fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by humans.There are many varieties of rice and culinary preferences tend to vary regionally.