Organic white basmati rice is low in calories compared with plain grain rice. Besides the good aroma, organic white basmati rice has a good nutritional value. Word “Basmati” come from Hindi, “bas” and “mati” which” means “aromatic”.
- Nutritional profile– Organic white Basmati rice contains carbohydrates, protein, less fat, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. A serving about 3/4 cup basmati rice contains 150 calories. Most of the calories come from carbohydrates basmati rice, a fraction of fat and protein. Also, a serving contains 35 grams of carbohydrates, which are mostly found in the bran of wheat and white flour. Protein from basmati rice contains eight essential amino acids. Basmati containing 10 percent RDA for protein per cup of rice. Besides the above benefits, basmati rice contains thiamin and niacin, two vitamin B that very valuable for metabolism. Other minerals found in a cup basmati rice including calcium 19.50 mg, potassium 83.85 mg, copper 0.20 mg, and zinc 1.23 mg
- Health benefits– Magnesium deficiency may contribute to muscle cramping pressure and high blood pressure. One cup of cooked basmati provides you with magnesium 21 percent RDA. High fiber in Basmati rice will help reduce the work of the rectal muscle movement and reduce pressure on the rectum so that hemorrhoids can be prevented.
- Cooking instructions:
For softer rice, soak in cold water for a ½ hour – 1 hour before cooking. For water, adjust to the desired level of softness. If you want a bit fluffier create a ratio of 1: 1.5.
Add a little butter and a little lemon juice lemon/lime in order to decompose properly cooked rice. Do not forget to use an iron pan or nonstick-coated so as not crusty rice and cooked perfectly.