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Rice is commercially classified by the shape of the grain and the processing it has undergone before being packaged.
rice basmati rice brown rice parboiled rice white rice

basmati rice click to hear

Variety of fine-grained rice native to India, it is known and prized for its aroma and light texture.

brown rice click to hear

Because it is not hulled, the grains retain the bran and germ; it is highly nutritious and has a stronger flavor than white rice.

parboiled rice click to hear

More nutritious than white rice, it has undergone a steam pressure process prior to milling, to preserve the grains’ vitamin and mineral content.

white rice click to hear

Milled rice from which the bran and germ have been removed; it is often enriched to compensate for the loss of nutrients.