Chak Hao Poireiton is a rare black rice native to Manipur. The literal meaning of Chak Hao is ‘delicious rice’ (Chak – rice; Hao-delicious). This sticky textured rice is rich in fibre and it usually turns deep purple when cooked due to its anthocuanin content. This grain has disease fighting antioxidants. One serving of black rice offers a high amount of flavanoid phytonutrients, mineral content such as iron and copper and. It is a good source of plant-based protein.