Brown Basmati Rice
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Literally translated as "queen of fragrance," basmati has been grown in the Himalayan Foothills of India and Pakistan for thousands of years. Brown Basmati Rice is a thin, long grain that is light beige in color. Brown Basmati retains the outside Bran layer that gives it a higher fiber content and more predominant aroma than White Basmati. Brown Basmati has a rich, nutty flavor and cooks up easily into separate, fluffy grains that have a firm texture. You can substitute Brown Basmati wherever a recipe calls for Brown Rice. Brown Basmati is an excellent choice when a fluffier, drier texture is desired and provides protein and carbohydrates as well as Vitamin B, which aids in digestion.

Ingredient Statement:

Brown Rice.

Use Brown Basmati Rice in any dish calling for Brown Rice. Brown Basmati Rice is superb in lentil dishes, vegetable soups and casseroles. Excellent in Thai style pork stew, Indian vegetable rice, popcorn chicken, spicy curries or stir-fry. Can be mixed with dried fruits, nuts, mushrooms, herbs and spices for added flavor.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Add 1 cup rice and 2-1/4 cups water to pot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, turn heat to low, and simmer for 40 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.

Product Description

Brown Basmati Rice is a thin, long grain that is light tan in color. Brown Basmati still retains the Bran Coating, that gives the rice a higher fiber content and a stronger aroma then White Basmati. This rice has a nutty, earthy flavor and cooks up to a firm texture. Brown Basmati is grown in the Himalayan Foothills of India and Pakistan. This Rice cooks into separate, fluffy grains. Substitute Brown Basmati when a recipe calls for a Brown Rice.


Color: Light to dark tan.

Flavor: Typical of basmati rice, nutty.

Size: Approximately ¼ to 5/16 inch in length, rice shaped grain.


Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Brown Rice.

Allergen Statement


Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min. 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100g (uncooked)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 27
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat3 g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 26%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g  
Protein 8g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.