Pakistan is renowned for producing high quality rice, which constitutes one of its largest export commodities. Pakistani rice is known for its exquisite aroma and exotic taste that allows it to remain a cherished food delicacy.
The quality of Pakistani rice is perfectly tested and it is processed in accordance with international food specifications while retaining all its nutritional value and unique flavor. .
- Typical per 100 g uncooked
- Energy 330Kcal Carbohydrate 78.0g
- Protein 8.6g Dietary Fibre 2.3g
Rice has been the staple food through out the world for centuries. Rice is a complex carbohydrate. Complex carbohydrates are stored in muscles and released as energy when needed.
Today, rice is the world's single most important food crop and a primary food for more than a third of the world's population.
Nutritionists recommend that over half the calories we consume should come from complex carbohydrates. Rice protein, when compared to that of other grains, is considered one of the highest quality proteins
. It has all eight of the essential amino acids, necessary building blocks for building strong muscles. Rice is also a good source of other essential nutrients- thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, phosphorus, iron, and potassium. In addition to all this, it has no fat, no cholesterol and no sodium and is non-allergenic and gluten free.
Rice constitutes about 21% of the total fat consumed and 1/2 a cup of cooked rice serving has only 82 calories.
Brown and White rice are both nutritious in their own rights. While brown rice provides slightly more fiber, Vitamin E, phosphorus, and calcium than white rice, white rice actually provides more thiamin and iron than brown rice.