Brown Basmati rice is high in natural fats and oils. Basmati rice like other types of rice is an excellent source of energy. It is high in carbohydrates and proteins, but contains very small amount of fats and no cholesterol. Moreover, it is gluten free, which makes it an ideal stable food product for those who cannot tolerate gluten.
One cup dried rice yields three cups cooked rice. Long grain rice famous for its delcious flavour, nutty aroma and firm consistency. Basmati rice is fluffy and separates when cooked and is therefore best used for savoury rice dishes and for plain boiled rice.
This aromatic, long-grain rice is grown in the foothills of the Himalayas and is especially popular in India. The cooked grains are dry and fluffy, so they make a nice bed for curries and sauces. Brown basmati has more fiber and a stronger flavor, but it takes twice as long to cook. High in B vitamins and some key minerals, including manganese, selenium and magnesium High in fiber - brown basmati rice is a whole grain so you get the benefit of the natural grain with only the outermost layer (the hull) removed. High in plant lignans - protective substances that lower risk of disease.
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