Sona Masuri Rice

Sona Masuri Rice has gained immense popularity because of its premium quality. Sona Masoori is a high-yielding unpolished medium-grain rice.

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     Sona Masuri Rice has gained immense popularity because of its premium quality. It is a high yielding unpolished medium-grain rice. They are cultivated mainly in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. It is the hybrid of two rice species Sona and Masoori. Both species of rice Sona and Masoori are quite popular in India. This rice combines the optimal features of both varieties. Lightweight, fluffy and aromatic this rice is packed with many nutrients and is very popular in South Indian dishes. It is used in dishes such as sweet pongal, biryani, idlis and fried rice.

 

Sona Masuri Rice

Sona Masuri Rice

Health Benefits:

  • It has a lower calorie count than the standard long-grain or Basmati rice. If you are cutting down on calories and carbohydrates then this rice is the best option for you.
  • It is easily digestible and good for weight loss.
  • It has a glycemic index of 51. Foods with a low glycemic index are known to lower blood glucose levels and good for diabetics.
  • They are low on starch and is easier to cook.

 

How to cook

  • Take one cup of rice in a large skillet/pot. Rinse 2-3 times to remove starch.
  • Add 2 ½ cups of water. Let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • Put the skillet on the gas stove. Cover the skillet, bring the mixture to boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Let the rice cook for 15 minutes (till the water gets absorbed), on medium flame.

Note: You can even add 1/3 tsp. of salt and 1 tbsp. butter/ghee for an exotic aroma. Add salt along with water and rice and bring to boil. Add butter/ghee to rice, 3-4 minutes before putting off the gas stove.

 

Sona Masuri Rice

Sona Masuri Rice

Calories

     45-gram serving of dry this rice which is equivalent to about 1 cup of cooked rice contains 160 calories. By comparison a 45-gram serving of uncooked long-grain rice contains 164 calories. Balancing your calorie intake is essential for weight maintenance and long-term health. Knowing the amount of calories in a serving of sona masoori rice can make it easier for you to track and balance your calorie intake.

Nutrition

Most the calories in this rice come from its carbohydrate content. That same 45-gram serving of dry rice contains 35 grams of carbohydrates. Sona masoori rice does not contain any fiber. Carbohydrates are an essential nutrient and should provide most of your caloric intake.This rice does provide some protein, with 4 grams of protein in a 45-gram serving. This rice is free of fat and sodium.

 

Conclusion

     Sona Masuri Rice is very nutritious and aromatic.

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500gm, 1kg, 5kg

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