Types Of Rice Grains Available In The Market

Rice is considered as staple food in different parts of the world. It is also the most eaten grain in the South East Asia and other Asian countries. Across the globe, rice is available in various types. From which some differ in size, color, and even taste. According to these categories, Indian food grain suppliers export rice depending on the demand in specific regions. Below are a few types of rice widely available and also supplied by leading exporters of food grains from India;

  1. Basmati Rice – It is a long, flavorful grain. Basmati rice is the most commonly used rice when it comes to Indian food. After cooking, these rice grains separate and stay firm. It is a delicious variety of rice with a slight aroma and taste. Leading exporters of food grains from India like Fazlani Exports manufacture Basmati rice.
  2. Chinese Black Rice – Also known as forbidden rice, Chinese black rice is used rarely. Being highly nutritious, it is commonly used in the Asian kitchens to prepare exotic meals. It has an unrefined texture and is a little flat and wide grain. While cooking it must be first soaked and then steamed to get the best flavor.
  3. Jasmine Rice – Mostly used in Thai cooking, Jasmine rice has a light aroma and is stickier than long grain rice.
  4. Red Rice – This is a whole grain rice with a red outer layer. It has a slightly nutty flavor and is chewy when compared to other rice.
  5. Short and Medium Grain Rice -  These rice have more starch than long grain rice. After the rice is cooked, the grains tend to stick together.

These are some of the types of rice which are in demand in the market. To know more about the other grains in detail offered by Indian food grain suppliers, visit www.fazlani.com