Rice is an important food crop of Pakistan . Both coarse and fine varieties are exported. Some of the superior rice grown in Pakistan are the finest in the World. Basmati rice belongs to this category.
Basmati, a magic name for an elegant rice which contains no spice or flavoring, originated in the northern province of Punjab, in Pakistan . This delightful aromatic rice warms the home with its savory scent of hot buttered popcorn.
Its grain is slender and polished to a moderate degree. The quality of rice improves with age. It is, therefore a year old rice or more generally sells at a premium. It is marketed as unpolished highly nutritious Brown Rice, as unboiled white rice and also as par boiled rice.