History of Basmati


The fertile soil at the foothills of the Himalayas and the crystal clear waters of the mountain springs combine to bring the world its favorite variety of rice: Basmati. Famed for its long grains, fluffy texture and a rich aroma, Basmati has been cultivated since centuries in the Indian sub-continent and even today this region is famed for producing the world’s best Basmati.

               

Nutritional Facts:
A cup of (cooked) Basmati rice
contains approximately:
Calories: 205
Protein: 4.2g
Carbohydrate: 44.5g
Total Fat: 0.44g
Fiber: 0.63g

A serving of basmati rice is also a good source of: Iron(1.9mg), Selenium(11.8mg), Thiamine(0.26mg) and Niacin(2.3mg)

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