Black Rice is the New Superfood

We’ve been hearing that black rice is the new superfood, packing a bigger antioxidant punch than blueberries. But all of us in the office are still wondering: Is this the Korean black rice, the purple rice with beans that complements our kimchi jjigae so wonderfully? They say that black rice turns a purple-ish color when cooked.

This is what the superfood black rice looks like uncooked.

This is what cooked Korean black rice looks like.

It’s the beans that make Korean rice turn purple, right? Does anyone know?