Either soak the flowers overnight or extract the color by pouring hot water over them.
The outcome is a wonderfully fragrant rice with a subtle floral essence that pairs well with most dishes.
Additionally, the Butterfly Blue Pea flower is rich in antioxidants, which contribute to overall health (Lemongrass Honey Tea). It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties, potentially reducing inflammation in the body. Some studies suggest that the flower may even have cognitive benefits, enhancing memory and brain function. Furthermore, it acts as a natural stress reliever, promoting relaxation (Eco Friendly Delights) and tranquility. On top of that, the flower is used in traditional beauty remedies due to its potential benefits for the skin and hair, nourishing the skin and enhancing hair strength and luster.
Consider exploring the extract's usage in Nasi Kerabu BiruKelantan/Kelantanese Blue Herbs Rice or Blue Pea Lemongrass Rice for a unique culinary experience with added health and beauty.