A long-grain variety of rice with red bran that is cultivated in Nepal. Himalayan red rice has a rich, nutty flavor and a deep red color when cooked. It is one of many types of long-grain red rice grown throughout the world. Himalayan red rice has a firm texture that makes it a good choice for salads and various pilaf recipes. It is available in Asian markets, specialty shops, natural food stores, and through mail order suppliers.