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Riceberry is a nutrient-dense cultivar of Thai rice with a stunning purple-black color.


Riceberry is a hybrid Thai rice that's nutrient dense and yet it cooks just like regular Jasmine rice. With a stunning purple hue and savory flavor, it's being billed as the next superfood. But does it live up to the hype?
Course Sides
Cuisine Thai
Keyword black rice, healthy, jasmine rice, purple rice, riceberry, thai rice
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Rice
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Fat, Pescatarian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Steaming time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 92 kcal


  • 100 grams Riceberry about 1 US cup
  • 200 grams water 1 2/3 US cups


  1. Add the riceberry and water to a heavy bottomed pot. Cover with a lid and bring to a boil.
    Adding water and Riceberry to a heavy bottomed pot.
  2. When you see a steady stream of steam escaping from the lid, turn down the heat until you don't see much steam escaping and set the timer for 20 minutes.
    Steam escaping from a Dutch oven cooking Riceberry.
  3. When the timer goes off, turn off the heat and let the Riceberry steam for another 10 minutes without opening the lid.
    Light green Dutch oven cooking rice.
  4. After the rice is done steaming, remove the lid, and use a rice paddle or spoon to fluff the Riceberry and serve.
    Fluffing cooked Riceberry using a rice paddle.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 92
% Daily Value*
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 55mg2%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.