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Basmati Rice

Basmati Rice

Product Details

Use Human Consumption
Style Dried
Cultivation Type Natural
Shelf Life 4-6 Months
Variety Medium Grain
Feature No Genetic Engineering, No Preservatives
Texture Hard
Packaging size 10-20 kg

Basmati is a variety of long, slender-grained aromatic rice which is traditionally from the Indian subcontinent. As of 2018-19, India exported to 65% of the overseas basmati rice market. Many countries use domestically grown basmati rice crops; however, basmati is geographically exclusive to certain districts of India. 

 

India accounts for over 70% of the world's basmati rice production. A small portion of that is being grown organically.

 

Basmati rice fragrance:

Basmati rice has a typical pandan-like (Pandanus amaryllifolius leaf) flavour caused by the aroma compound 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline. Basmati grains contain about 0.09 ppm of this aromatic chemical compound naturally, a level that is about 12 times as much as non-basmati rice varieties, giving basmati its distinctive spicy fragrance and flavour. This natural aroma is also found in cheese, fruit and other cereals. It is a flavoring agent approved in the United States and Europe, and is used in bakery products for aroma. 

 

Basmati rice calories:

There are 191 calories in 1 cup of cooked basmati rice of which 3% is from fat, 85% is from carbs, and 12% is from protein.

 

Basmati rice nutrition:

A typical serving of cooked basmati rice contains 46 micrograms of folate and 6% of your daily value of iron.

 

Wholegrain basmati rice or brown basmati rice has the lowest level of glycaemic index than all rice types, which means once digested it releases energy slowly keeping blood sugar levels more stable. Basmati rice is a long-grain variety of rice that is cultivated in the Indian subcontinent.


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