After Cookies, Tripura Launches Protein-Wealthy Bamboo Rice.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in the present day mentioned the state authorities has efficiently produced bamboo rice.

“These bamboos aged between 30 to 40 years produce flower and from that flower ‘Bamboo Rice’ will be made. Bamboo rice has extra protein than regular rice and wheat,” Chief Minister Deb mentioned.

“Tripura is wealthy in pure sources and bamboo manufacturing has been excessive within the state. So, now we have began making bamboo rice from the bamboo flower. It’ll give a flip to the native industries of the state,” he added.

Bamboo Rice, also referred to as Mulayari, is the seed of a dying bamboo shoot that’s produced on the finish of its life span.

In keeping with analysis, it is a crucial and main supply of earnings for tribals dwelling within the forest land.

Although it takes a few years for an aged plant to flower, from which the short-grain rice is extracted.

“It’s helpful in joint ache, again ache, and rheumatic ache as effectively. For these affected by ldl cholesterol points, common consumption of bamboo rice helps decrease levels of cholesterol. It has anti-diabetic properties as effectively,” Mr Deb asserted.

Earlier, Tripura had launched bamboo cookies , made out of bamboo shoot of the Muli bamboo . It’s thought of as an excellent immune booster.