Manoomin is an aquatic grain, or a cereal. A truly healthy natural food, uncooked wild rice contains more than 12 percent protein and is richer in protein than white rice and most other grains. Gluten free, low in fat, manoomin is also a good source of minerals, such as iron, potassium and phosphorus, as well as vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. Wild rice contains more niacin, also known as vitamin B, than brown rice. In fact, manoomin has more overall nutrition than any other food once available to the native diet.
Cooked Wild Rice