Organic Brown Basmati Rice
Our certified organic brown basmati rice is grown in Pakistan free from chemical and pesticides and has a delicious flavour. Basmati rice originated in North India and Pakistan. Today it remains not only an important part of various Indian and Pakistani cuisine, but is also used extensively around the globe in Persian and Middle Eastern Cuisines and also more recently in the Western diet.
Literally translated as ‘the fragrant one’, Basmati rice has been described as having the aroma of sun-baked wood and flowers. The name basmati comes from the two Hindi words ‘bas’ meaning ‘fragrant’ and ‘mati’ meaning ‘full of’ and it certainly lives up to it’s description. It’s gorgeous aroma and delicious nutty flavour have made it one of the most popular rices used in Asian cuisine.
Basmati rice differs in appearance from other rices due to its exceptionally long and slender shape and is traditionally served alongside curries, dahls and stir frys. It can also be used to make a delicious fried rice or simple rice salad.
Country of Origin
Product of Pakistan
Basmati rice contains all eight essential amino acids, folic acid, is very low in sodium and has no cholesterol. Basmati has a low to medium glycemic index, meaning that energy is released at a slower, steadier rate leading to a more balanced level of energy.
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|Nutritional Information – Organic Brown Basmati Rice|
|Fat, Total (g)||3.3|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||0.0|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||72.8|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||4.4|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% Organically grown brown basmati rice
Naturally Gluten Free
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