Basmati Rice

Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is a type of rice common in Indian and South Asian cuisine. Basmati rice is a distinct species of rice traditionally originated from the Indian subcontinent. It is a long, slender-grained aromatic rice variety available in two types white and brown. As per the Indian Government agency APEDA, a rice variety can be labelled as Basmati if it has minimum average precooked milled rice length of 6.1 mm and precooked milled rice breadth of up to 2mm as the main parameters. India is the world leader in the production of basmati rice, which accounts for 70% and the leading exporter of basmati rice covering 65% of the overseas market.

It contains about 0.09 ppm of this flavourful chemical compound naturally, which is about 12 times more than non-basmati rice varieties making basmati rice a unique spicy fragrance and flavourful one.

Some of these include proteins, carbs, fats, fibre, zinc, copper, iron, niacin, sodium, fats, folate.