Directly from the farms in the foot hills of the Himalayas. It is long-grained, unpolished and non-glutinous rice.
India is leading Basmati Rice exporter in the International market. The country has exported 37, 57,400 MT of Basmati Rice to the world for the worth of Rs. 30,500 crores each year. Main destinations are Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates.
Brown rice contains a considerable amount of vitamin B and minerals like potassium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus. Brown rice is comparatively nutritious than the white rice. It retains its whole-grain nutritional value with rich amino acid.
Brown rice is a good source of soluble fiber. It helps to lower levels of ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol in the blood. It Contains 51 percent whole grain in weight with less fat and cholesterol. It claims lower risk of heart diseases and cancer.
For ¼cup of Basmati rice
· Carbohydrates 13%
· Dietary Fiber 4%
· Fat 0.6%
Basmati rice commonly known as ‘the queen of rice’ has been living throughout the cultures of royal dining. From royals of Turkey to Mughals in India, this rice has played a significant role in food cultures of great maharajas, sultans and shahs. It is also known as Vasumati meaning earth known by its fragrance.