Basmati Rice

Basmati Rice (Oryza Sativa)


Basmati Rice (Oryza sativa)” means Basmati raw milled rice and parboiled rice grown in the Indo Gangetic plains and having the following characteristics; namely:-

1. It has an exceptional length of grain, which increases substantially on cooking;
2. The cooked grain has high integrity and high discreteness and distinctive aroma, taste and mouth feel;
3. It is a traditional variety or is an evolved variety.
4. Traditional variety of Basmati Rice constitute only Basmati varieties Basmati 370, Basmati 386, Type-3, Taraori Basmati (HBC-19), Basmati 217 and Ranbir Basmati (IET-11348),
5. Evolved Variety of Basmati Rice are Pusa Basmati-I (IET-10364), Punjab Basmati-1 (Bauni Basmati), Haryana Basmati 1(HKR228/IET-10367), Kasturi IET-8580 and Mahi Sugandha varieties of Basmati Rice