It is variety of long, slender grain aromatic rice mainly produced in Indian Subcontinent.
In Hindi, basmati means “full of aroma,” although others say the name means “queen of fragrance”
According to the Indian Government agency APEDA, there are 29 varieties of basmati rice. Check out full list here
According to same agency, Minimum average precooked milled rice length should be at least 6.61 mm, breadth should be ≤ 2 mm and aroma should be present as per Qualitative sensory analysis as Panel Test. Check out full characteristics here
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