Basmati rice is world renowned for exquisite fragrance, fine curved kernels, silky aromatic and its taste. Besides the exceptional look and fragrance, basmati rice also has many health benefits as low glycemic index than most other grains of rice. Having a lower glycemic index allows basmati rice to digest at a higher rate. The best of basmati rice is grown in Pakistan and India’s Punjab region, due to Punjab’s geographical position, located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The water, soil quality, and special weather conditions is what has made Punjab’s Basmati superior than other grains of rice.
It is defined as that form of rice whose husk and bran have been removed completely during the milling process. Because the white rice undergoes this process, it is also known as polished rice. It contains less amounts of: niacin, thiamin, magnesium, zinc, iron and fiber than the brown rice.
Brown form means the rice has been husked, graded, cleaned, sorted but not gone through the polisher. This kind of rice takes longer to cook but has more vitamins than the white rice because of having 8% bran layers on top. It remains short after cooking, the outer bran layers of rice do not allow it to elongates compare to white form of rice does. Brown rice is recommended for those who are aiming for a healthier lifestyle.
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