Easy to cook. Not necessary to soak longtime. Water and cooking time required is similar to white rice. Cooked black rice is soft, palatable with a nutty taste. It can be eaten like regular rice with dal, curd, as a sweet, porridge, pancakes, (cheela, Dosa) & noodles.
Boil 1 cup rice without salt. Blend half the rice in a mixture with milk or water. Add 2 cups milk. Mix and cook. Add jaggery powder to taste and 1 tbs sundried raisins, Cardamom powder, saffron, nuts etc. serve hot or cooled.