Especially Good for High Blood Pressure and Diabetic Patients.
Basmati rice is a type of rice grown in the HImalayas and Pakistan. It is long grain rice that is characterized by a light nutty flavor. It is remarkable long, and becomes longer still when cooked. The rice is lighter and fluffier and does not stick together. Basmati rice is low in fat and fairy high in protein. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, basmati rice has a Medium glycemic index (GI) of between 56 and 69, thus making it more suitable for diabetics as compared to certain other grains and products made from white flour.