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Also Known As : Chawal
Technical Name : Oryza sativa


Taste Profile

It has a nutty flavour.

Common names and forms

  1. Akki tari
  2. Basmati rice
  3. Basmati rice paste
  4. Basmati White Rice
  5. Biriyani Rice
  6. Broken Rice
  7. Brown Basmati Rice
  8. Chamormoni Brown Rice
  9. Cooked Basmati Rice
  10. Cooked Rice
  11. Dosa Rice
  12. Half done rice
  13. Idly Rice
  14. Kabiraajshal Brown Rice
  15. Long Grain Aromatic Rice
  16. Long Grain Biryani Rice
  17. Long Grain Rice
  18. Long Grain White Rice
  19. Masoori White Rice
  20. Mysore Malli Rice
  21. Organic Basmati Rice
  22. Organic Biryani Pulav Rice
  23. Organic Non Basmati Rice
  24. Organic Red Rice
  25. Organic Rice
  26. Over cooked rice
  27. Premium Aromatic Rice
  28. Premium Basmati Rice
  29. Raw Rice
  30. Regular Basmati Rice
  31. Semi Brown Rice
  32. Small rice
  33. Soaked rice
  34. Sona Rice
  35. Unpolished Brown Rice
  36. Unpolished Red Rice
  37. White Basmati Rice
  38. White Rice
  39. Whole Basmati Rice


Rice is an edible starchy cereal grain that is considered a staple food. It is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa widely cultivated in warm climates.

Health benefits

  • Rice is a good carbohydrate that provides a good supply of energy.(1)
  • It contains low saturated fat and cholesterol that is healthy for the heart.(1)
  • It contains antioxidants.(1)
  • Fibre present in unpolished rice helps in digestion and regularises bowel movement.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose rice that are minimally processed.


Eating rice in excess can cause stomach pain, tiredness, kidney damage, and skin rashes.(2)

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