Priya Indian White Basmati Rice (8 lbs)
Deep Basmati Rice is an exquisite blend of smooth texture, fine, spotlessly clean grains which on cooking are extra long and won't break or stick together. It has irresistible flavour, aroma and is a rich source of natural vitamins and minerals with its low calorie content, it is ideal for dietary purposes. It helps to achieve a healthy diet as it contains practically no fat and no cholesterol. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, basmati rice has a "medium" glycemic index (between 56 and 69) opposed to regular white rice with a glycemic index of 89, thus making it more suitable for diabetes as compared to certain other grains and products made from white flour.
Basmati Rice is nature's exclusive gift to the Indian sub-continent. "Basmati" derives from the Hindi word बासमती, bāsmatī, literally meaning "fragrant". Basmati rice is believed to have been cultivated in the Indian subcontinent for centuries. Basmati was introduced to the Middle East by Indian traders. Through cultural exchange, it remains not only an important part of various Indian/Bangladeshi/Pakistani cuisines, but now is also used extensively in Persian, Arab, and other Middle Eastern cuisines as well.
Basmati rice can be used to prepare the famous Indian Biryani. This spice mix can help you cook this succulent dish!
Have a look at this video to learn how to prepare Indian-Style Basmati rice.