Basmati is a variety of long grain rice grown in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, notable for its fragrance and delicate, nuanced flavour. Its name means “the fragrant one” in Sanskrit, but it can also mean “the soft rice”. India is the largest cultivator, consumer and exporter of this rice; The grains of basmati rice are longer than most other types of rice. Cooked grains of Basmati rice are characteristically free flowing rather than sticky, unlike most other kinds of long-grain rice. Cooked basmati rice can be uniquely identified by its fragrance. In addition to normal (white) Basmati rice, brown basmati is available, although uncommon.

Types of Basmati rice are as under:

1) Traditional Basmati Rice

The Traditional Basmati Rice is the world’s best rice and called as “Queen of Fragrance”. This is the Oldest Grain of Rice. Many of the traditional rice dishes are cooked with this Basmati Rice. This is the Most Premium rice of the world . Traditional Basmati Rice is used extensively in various types of cuisines across the globe. The rich taste and aroma of Long Grain Basmati Rice makes it an ideal option for making your favorite biryani and pulao.

2) Pusa Basmati Rice

Pusa Basmati Rice is a particular hybrid variety of Basmati Rice that posses 100% purity,long grain,aromatic fragrance and non-sticky after cooking. The implementation of the latest technology in the cultivation of the Pusa Basmati Raw Rice makes it much more improved in quality. The rare flavor and aroma has made the Pusa Basmati Rice highly acclaimed in the national as well as international market. .

3) 1121 Basmati Rice

It is a variety of extra long grain basmati rice with the length of uncooked grain more than 8.3 mm.This is the rice which has got place in the Limca Book of World Record due to its long grain. The length of uncooked 1121 basmati ranges from 8.05 to 8.30mm. It is also a first choice of National & International clients due to the very extra long grain, aromatic fragrance and non-sticky after cooking

4) Brown Basmati Rice

Brown basmati rice is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It’s also very tasty and extremely easy to cook. This rice has its bran layer intact, delivering the nutty flavor and nutritional value for which whole grains are known.Length of Brown Basmati Rice ranges from 7.65 mm to 7.80 mm avg

5) Milled Raw Basmati Rice

Milled rice could essentially be called white rice. Unlike typical brown rice, which has only the husk removed, milled rice also has the rice bran layer and the germ of the rice removed. This tends to make for fluffier rice, that is usually white to light yellow in color, and is not quite as high in nutritional content.

6) Steamed Basmati Rice

Steamed Basmati Rice is a premium quality rice which is highly appreciated by the clients for their optimum quality & rich taste.This medium grain rice is considered as a healthy dish as it is rich in nutrients.

7) Parboiled Basmati Rice

Parboiled rice is rice that has been partially boiled in the husk.It’s popular due to the rich taste, tempting aroma, long grain size and non-sticky after cooking.

8) Sella White Basmati Rice

Sella is a Rice Milled differently I.e. The Paddy (Raw Material) is steamed and then dried for milling. The yellow color, which it adapts, is because of this process. The color can be also be darkened according to the requirements. The advantage of this rice is that on post cooking each grain separates out perfectly hence it is widely used in preparing Biryani or Pulao.

9) Golden Rice

Golden Rice is a new type of rice that contains beta carotene, a source of vitamin A. The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is working with leading nutrition and agricultural research organizations to develop and evaluate Golden Rice as a potential new way to reduce vitamin A deficiency in the Philippines and Bangladesh.