i’ve been crushing on some new grains.
black ricei like to mix this rice with other grains. it has to cook for 45 minutes like most brown rice and can be a bit tough in texture is not cooked properly.
love this stuff. i can and do eat it plain. it has such a pleasing subtle distinctive taste that some describe as nutty.
While basmati rice originated in India and Pakistan, it is grown in the United States as well and is becoming widely available. Basmati rice can come in both brown (unprocessed) and white (processed) forms. Unprocessed brown basmati rice retains more nutrients than the processed white form.
Each serving of basmati rice contains 35 g of carbohydrates. For white basmati rice, fiber content is typically less than 1 g. Fiber content of brown basmati rice is higher. Both types of rice contain little to no sugar.
Protein/FatBasmati rice is naturally low-fat, containing less than 1 g per serving. Each 3/4 of a cup serving contains 3 g of protein.
Basmati rice is a moderately good source of thiamine (13 percent of daily value) and niacin (8 percent of daily value). These B vitamins play a crucial role in energy metabolism.
In addition to containing important B vitamins, each serving of basmati rice contains a small amount of iron (6 percent of daily value). Iron helps transport oxygen through the blood.
Read more: nutritional facts at livestrong.com