Basmati

12 cooking-time-12-min

Available in 900g, 1.6 Kg, 4 Kg and 450g.

Our exceptionally fragrant basmati rice originates from the Punjab region, irrigated by Himalayan mountain waters on the borders of India and Pakistan, where it has been cultivated for centuries. The beautiful and elegant white grain has a delicious and slightly nutty flavour.

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Nutritional Information

Glycemic Index

Below 55 (Low)

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  • Gluten free rice

Description

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Cooking ratio

1 Rice: 2 Water

Grain Type

Long grain aromatic rice.

Ideal for

Basmati is ideal for making pilafs and great as an accompaniment to stir-fried vegetables, stews, curries, grilled fish or chicken, and even for a rice pudding!

Aroma

The word Basmati means 'fragrant' in Hindi. Basmati has a comforting, slightly nutty, smell.

Flavour

A subtly nutty 'pandan-like' flavour. Pandan is a leaf that is commonly used to add flavour to South East Asian dishes, leaving a mysterious nutty aroma which reminds you of banana leaves and coconut.

Texture

Soft & fluffy, with perfectly separated grains.

visual

Long and slim, separate grains when cooked.

Source

Himalayan foothills bordering Pakistan & India.

Myth

The belief that soaking rice before cooking elongates the grain is a myth! However, basmati rice does elongate during cooking.

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