Basmati Rice

Basmati is a variety of long grain rice grown in India and Pakistan, notable for its fragrance and delicate, nuanced flavour. Its name means "the fragrant one" in Sanskrit, but it can also mean "the soft rice,³ India is the largest cultivator and exporter of this rice, followed by Pakistan; it is primarily grown through paddy field farming in the Punjab region. The grains of basmati rice are longer than most other types of rice. Cooked grains of Basmati rice are characteristically free flowing rather than sticky, as with most long-grain rice. Cooked basmati rice can be uniquely identified by its fragrance. Basmati rice is available in two varieties: white and brown Nutritious value For the calorie conscious, Basmati rice, cooked, has 170 calories per cup, and long grained rice has 205 calories per cup. Basmati rice may be had as white, or brown, The brown variety is the more nutritious. Rice is good for making main dishes, soups, salads, and deserts such as rice pudding. It stores well in sealed containers

Basmati rice. cooked. Basmati rice may be had as white. The brown variety is the more nutritious. Rice is good for making main dishes. has 170 calories per cup. soups. and deserts such as rice pudding. and long grained rice has 205 calories per cup.Basmati Rice For the calorie conscious. or brown. It stores well in sealed containers. . salads.