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Shan Himalayan Basmati Rice

Product Description

Basmati is a variety of long grain rice grown in India and Pakistan, notable for its fragrance and delicate, nuanced flavor. Its name means "the fragrant one" in Sanskrit, but it can also mean "the soft rice." India and Pakistan are the largest cultivators and exporters of this rice; it is primarily grown through paddy field farming in the Punjab region.

Preparation Instructions

Open Pan Method: Rice: 1 cup (200 g). Water: For soaking 1 cup (200 ml), For boiling 6-8 cups (1200-1600 ml). Salt: 1 pinch (1/4 tsp). 1. Rinse & soak rice with water for 25-30 minutes. 2. Add the drained rice into an uncovered pan containing 6-8 cups of boiling water. Stir gently once and continue to boil for 8-10 minutes. Turn off heat & drain the water from the pan. 3. Immediately cover the pan and allow rice remain in the pan for 2-3 minutes before serving. Covered Pan Method: Rice: 1 cup (200 g). Water: For soaking 1 cup (200 ml), For cooking 2 cups (400 ml). Salt 1 pinch (1/4 tsp). 1. Rinse & soak rice with water for 25-30 minutes. 2. Pour water & rice in the ratio of 2:1 in a flat bottomed (2-3 quart) pan and bring to boil. 3. Stir gently and apply lid. Simmer for 10 minutes at low heat. Turn off heat if water has dried. Remove from heat and let rice remain covered for 5 minutes. Fluff rice before serving. Microwave Method: Rice: 1 cup (200 g). Water: For soaking 1 cup (200 ml), For cooking 2 cups (400 ml). Salt: 1 pinch (1/4 tsp). 1. Rinse & soak rice with water for 25-30 minutes. 2. Place rice in the microwave container or casserole dish & add water in it. 3. Cover with plastic wrap (or with cover) and cook on full power (500 w) for 15 minutes. 4. Drain water and place rice in microwave for 3 minutes. Fluff rice gently before serving.

Specification
Name Value
Cuisine Indian
Quantity 1
Size (oz.) 160
Type Rice
Height 3.70
Width 10.85
Depth 17.95
Weight 10.18
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Nutrition Facts
  • Himalayan Basmati Rice

    Serving Size   0.25 cup(50g)
    Serving Per Container 90

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 180
    %DV
    Total Fat 0g 0%
    Sodium 0mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 39g 13%
    Protein 3g
    Iron 6%

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