Jasmine rice: delicious rice variety worth giving it a try

Jasmine rice: delicious rice variety worth giving it a try

Jasmine rice is voted in the top 10 most selected delicious rice varieties in 2020. If you have ever eaten this type of rice, you will surely feel the special delicious taste.

An overview of jasmine rice

Jasmine rice is one of the most consumed rice in the world with a high jasmine rice production to meet the customers’ needs.

Main features of jasmine rice

Jasmine rice is grown a lot in Asia, especially Thailand, so this rice is also called Thai fragrant rice, long grain, often used in dishes cooked in Chinese restaurants. “Jasmine” comes from jasmine flower because the rice color is as white as the color of this flower. The rice has an aroma similar to that of pandan leaves. When cooked, jasmine rice is more pliable and spongy than other long grain varieties.

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Nutritional content of jasmine rice

Jasmine rice is low in calories and contains many essential vitamins and minerals for the body. According to research, the nutritional composition in 1 cup of Jasmine rice includes:

  • 4.2 g protein
  • 0.63 g fiber
  • 200 calories
  • 2.3 mg of niacin
  • 44.5 g carbohydrates
  • 1.9 mg iron
  • 0.26 mg thiamine
  • 11.8 mcg selenium
  • 0.44 g total fat

In addition, Jasmine rice also provides vitamins B1 and D.

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Popular brands of Jasmine rice

Here are some favourite brands that buyers could find online or offline easily.

K-Agriculture Jasmine Rice

Vietnam jasmine rice is well known for its high quality and its special taste after cooking. This is a daily product that everyone eats about 3 times per day. Vietnam’s products meet international quality standards such as VN-STAMEQ, USDA Organic, FDA, FFL, Organic, Global Gap, TCVN, Viet Gap, and so on.

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Four Elephants Premium Thai Jasmine Rice

Thai Hom Mali jasmine rice is certified Non-GMO. It iss naturally gluten free and sourced exclusively from the renowned jasmine rice growing region in Thailand. Jasmine rice is tender and fragrant, suitable for every eater.

Mahatma jasmine rice

Mahatma jasmine rice is an aromatic rice that has a sweet and attractive aroma when cooked. The separate granule and puffed texture make jasmine rice a perfect addition to your Asian inspired dishes or more sweet rice dishes because of its fragrant flavor.

How to cook jasmine rice well

Follow these steps to cook a yummy dish using jasmine rice for your family.

Step 1: Wash the rice

Get the right amount of Jasmine rice for your family’s diet. Wash it twice to make sure the rice is clean and the rice when cooked will be white.

Step 2: Add cooking water

Add water according to the ratio of 1 rice: 1 water. This is the most important step to ensure that the rice is evenly cooked and fragrant.

Note: If you want to eat dry or softer, you can increase or decrease the amount of water accordingly

Step 3: Cook rice

Turn on the “cook” button of the rice cooker and cook. If you cook with a stove or a group stove, cook on medium heat, don’t let it heat up

Step 4: Cooked rice

When the rice is cooked, use a spoon to stir the rice evenly and cover the rice cooker to let the rice cook for about 5 more minutes.

You can enjoy rice from Jasmine rice with the following dishes: eggs, meat, fish, vegetables, .. all very suitable, delicious and nutritious.

Ways to find jasmine rice suppliers

Customers should consider two following methods to work effectively with suppliers.

Meet face to face in office or embassy

This is one of the most effective ways for buyers and suppliers. Buyers are able to test the authentic sample, discuss with exporters about demanding qualities and come to a decision.

Through the internet

Because of Covid-19 pandemic, meeting directly seems impossible with foreign customers, e-commerce platforms benefit in this situation. Just need internet access, customers could choose the jasmine rice at a reasonable price and negotiate with suppliers through online meetings.