Basmati rice has been cultivated in the Indian subcontinent for hundreds of years. The grains of rice are much longer and they grow even longer as they cook. They stay firm and separate, not sticky after cooking. Basmati rice is available both as a white rice and a brown rice. The super basmati, is a premium variety which comes from Pakistan and Dehradun from India, which is also stated as the best type of basmati rice.
Different Types of Basmati Rice Available in the Indian Market:
Mahi Suganda Basmati.
Nutritional Benefits of Basmati Rice:
High Calorific Value:Those looking for high energy food in their regular diet should prefer basmati over other varieties of rice.
Lower in Fat and Gluten: A bowl with 200g rice contains less than 1g of fat. Moreover, this variety of rice doesn't contain cholesterol at all.
Carbohydrates and Proteins: Various varieties of basmati including royal rice and the very popular 11-21 rice are good sources of carbohydrates. The same quantity of basmati contains more than 4g of proteins.
Rich source of Vitamins:Basmati is a good source of various vitamins including niacin and thiamine. These vitamins keep heart, nervous system and digestive system in good health.