Indrayani Rice is one of the varieties of Rice consumed throughout India. It is exclusively grown in the Maval region of Pune District, Maharashtra. It is known for its typical pleasing aroma that one doesn’t find in any variety of rice. When cooked, it turns sticky and pairs well with hot steaming dal, curries, rice cakes, kheer, and south Indian sweet delicacies. The soft cooked texture and easy to digest property of Indrayani Rice makes it preferable as baby food and food for patients or senior citizens.
Rice is a popular grain loved all over the world and used to cook a number of dishes ranging from hot or spicy to sweet or frozen dishes while in India it is used to prepare idli and dosa batters, chapatis, bhakris, and bread doughs.
Health Benefits of Indrayani Rice (इंद्रायणी तांदूळ):
Being easily digestible isn’t the only health benefit of rice, it also helps you in the following ways.
- Increases Metabolism
- Aids Digestion
- Reduces High Blood Pressure
- Boosts Immunity
- Helps in Weight Loss
Good Source of:
- Vitamin D