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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. Boiled Rice
  7. Broken Rice
  8. Brown Basmati Rice
  9. Chamormoni Brown Rice
  10. Cooked Basmati Rice
  11. Cooked Rice
  12. Dosa Rice
  13. Half done rice
  14. Idli rice
  15. Idly Rice
  16. Kabiraajshal Brown Rice
  17. Long Grain Aromatic Rice
  18. Long Grain Biryani Rice
  19. Long Grain Rice
  20. Long Grain White Rice
  21. Masoori White Rice
  22. Mysore Malli Rice
  23. Organic Basmati Rice
  24. Organic Biryani Pulav Rice
  25. Organic Non Basmati Rice
  26. Organic Red Rice
  27. Organic Rice
  28. Over cooked rice
  29. Premium Aromatic Rice
  30. Premium Basmati Rice
  31. Raw Rice
  32. Regular Basmati Rice
  33. Semi Brown Rice
  34. Small rice
  35. Soaked rice
  36. Sona Rice
  37. Unpolished Brown Rice
  38. Unpolished Red Rice
  39. White Basmati Rice
  40. White Rice
  41. 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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