White Basmati Rice
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Basmati rice means the "queen of fragrance or the perfumed one." Well known for its delightful flavor, Basmati Rice is grown in India and Pakistan around the Himalayan Foothills, as well as in Iran. Offering a sweet and nutty flavor, Basmati Rice is often served in Indian and Asian cooking. Basmati Rice is a long grain, thin, White Rice that cooks up separate and fluffy giving off a nutlike aroma. Basmati is similar to Jasmine Rice but has a more concentrated flavor. Product of the USA.

Ingredient Statement:

White Rice.

Basmati Rice is superb when steamed with aromatic spices and has long been known as the fragrant breakfast rice. Excellent in Thai style pork stew, Indian vegetable rice, popcorn chicken, curries and dessert puddings. The fragrant taste of Basmati Rice goes well with spicy curries or stir-fry. Substitute in any recipe calling for long grain White Rice. Can be mixed with dried fruits, nuts, herbs and spices for added flavor.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Place 1 cup of rice and 2 cups of water in sauce pan with tight fitting lid. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Season as desired and fluff with fork before serving.

One cup dry yields 2½ - 3 cups cooked.

Product Description

Basmati Rice is a nutty flavored aromatic rice which is grown in India and Pakistan around the Himalayan foothills, as well as in Iran. It is a long grain, thin, White Rice. It is well known for its fragrance and delightful flavor. Basmati Rice is often served in Indian restaurants and used in Asian cooking. Basmati is similar to Jasmine Rice. Both have a sweet, nutty flavor, however, Basmati has a much more concentrated flavor.


Color: White.

Flavor: Typical of basmati rice, nutty.

Size: Along grain white rice approximately ¼ to 5/16 inch in length.


Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

White 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 1/4 cup  (45g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat0 g 0%
Saturated Fat0 g 0%
Trans Fat0 g  
Cholesterol0 0%
Sodium0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars0 g  
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1%
Iron 2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.