Basmati Rice

3.15 lbs bag | Item Number: #K1701
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Basmati Rice

Easily Digestible Grain for Healthy Cooking

$12.99

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  • Product Description
    • Basmati rice is one of the staples of Indian cooking and an Ayurvedic diet. Often called “the queen of fragrance” or “the perfumed one,” basmati rice boasts a delicious, nutty flavor and aroma. It has been favored historically by emperors and praised by poets for hundreds of years. Our basmati rice is light, fluffy, mixes well with a variety of foods, sauces, and spices, and cooks quickly. Not only is it easy on the palate, it is also one of the most easily digestible grains, perfect for soothing the digestive tract. Basmati rice is one of the main ingredients used in kitchari, a flavorful, soupy stew commonly used in cleansing, along with yellow mung dal and our Kitchari Spice Mix.

      Easily Digestible Grain for Healthy Cooking

      USDA Certified Organic

      When you purchase certified organic herbs from Banyan Botanicals, you can be confident that you are making a healthful choice, while also contributing to a healthier planet. In order to meet the USDA’s stringent organic standards our entire line of supply is regularly inspected by independent 3rd party certifying agencies.

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      Many widely used plants are threatened and in danger of being unavailable either through extinction or protective legislation. Banyan Botanicals is working to reverse this trend by supporting sustainable projects that use ecologically friendly methods of farming and harvesting.

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  • Energetics and Use
    • Ayurvedic Energetics:

      • Rasa (taste): sweet
      • Virya (action): slightly cooling
      • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): sweet
      • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for all doshas

      Suggested Use:
      Rinse 1 cup rice until the water runs clear, place in a pot with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the water has been absorbed (approximately 15–20 minutes). Enjoy!

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