What is Black Rice?

Black Rice is a whole grain, black colored rice cultivated in Asia. China, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Malaysia are well known countries/regions where Black Rice is cultivated for ages. As a general term "Black Rice" includes by itself many more varieties of dark color rice like: "forbidden rice", purple rice, japonica black rice, chinese black rice, indonesian black rice, thai black rice. The reason they are grouped under the term "Black Rice" is the unusual dark/black color of the grain.