Basmati Rice is aromatic slender, long-grained rice traditionally from the Indian subcontinent.
Over 70% of the world’s basmati rice is produced in India.
It is available in every grocer’s shops or supermarkets. Now a day’s people also buy basmati rice online from online rice stores.
In India, various types are Basmati rice is cultivated in regions like Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Western parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, etc.
The major types of Basmati rice which are cultivated in India are:
- Basmati 386
- Basmati 217
- Pusa Basmati – 1
- Pusa Basmati 1121
- Punjab Basmati – 1
- Ranbir Basmati
- Haryana Basmati – 1
- Karnal Local or Taraori Basmati
- Kasturi and Mahi Sugandha
- Basmati 370
- Type 3 or Dehradooni Basmati