1121 Basmati Rice

  Basmati is one of the unique and special rice variety, which has been cultivated for centuries at the foot of Himalayan Mountain ranges. Basmati rice was a predominant constituent of the rich and royal menus. Basmati rice has a harmonious combination of defined kernel dimensions, appealing aroma, fluffy texture of cooked rice, high volume expansion during cooking, linear kernel elongation with minimum breadth-wise swelling, palatability, easy digestibility and longer shelf-life. In India, Basmati rice is primarily grown in the Indo-Gangetic region of north-western region comprising the seven states Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir, and 27 districts of western Uttar Pradesh. This region has been earmarked as the Geographical Indication (GI) for Basmati rice and the GI status has been conferred to Basmati rice in 2016 (GI No. 145 of the Geographical Indication Registry, Government of India, vide certificate No. 238 dated 15.02.2016). India is the largest cultivator and exporter of Basmati rice, followed by Pakistan. Basmati rice from the Indian subcontinent is highly prized in the international market for its unique grain, cooking and eating quality.
“1121 Basmati Rice” is long grain aromatic rice grown for many centuries in Indian sub-continent, blessed with characteristics extra- long slender grains that elongate at least twice of their original size with a characteristics soft and fluffy texture upon cooking. Delicious taste, superior aroma and distinct flavor make Basmati rice unique among other aromatic long grain rice varieties. The 1121 variety of Basmati developed by Indian Scientists which made Basmati internationally famous. Known for its extra-long length, 1121 Basmati rice is endowed with a subtly distinct aroma, soft texture, delicate looks, non-stickiness, nutritional values and flavor enhancing properties and firmness, 1121 basmati Sella rice is one such staple which has been an integral part of the most premium and exotic set of international rice recipes. It is undoubtedly the most commercially successful of all rice varieties and widely used by international Master Chefs to prepare exotic rice preparations. Pusa Basmati 1121 (PB 1121) is a landmark Basmati rice variety having Basmati quality traits introgressed from traditional Basmati varieties such as Basmati 370 and Type 3. It was released for commercial cultivation in 2003. It possesses extra-long slender milled grains (9.00 mm), pleasant aroma, and an exceptionally high cooked kernel elongation ratio of 2.5 with a cooked kernel length of up to 22 mm, volume expansion more than four times, appealing taste, good mouth feel and easy digestibility. Owing to its exceptional quality characteristics, it has set new standards in the Basmati rice market. The cumulative foreign exchange earnings through export of PB 1121 since 2008 have been US$ 20.8 billion, which has brought prosperity to millions of Basmati farmers. During 2017, the farmers cultivating PB 1121 earned on an average US$ 1400/ha as against US$ 650/ha cultivating traditional Basmati, making it a highly profitable enterprise. Currently, PB 1121 is grown in  70% of the total area under Basmati rice cultivation in India. It is the most common Basmati rice variety in rice grain quality research for developing mapping populations, genetic analyses and molecular mapping of Basmati quality traits. Additionally, it has been widely used in the Basmati rice breeding program across India, because of its superior quality attributes. Apart from these, we also deal with other varieties of rice namely, IR8 Rice, Matta Rice, Kollam Rice, BPT Rice, Katarni Rice, Swarna Rice, Govindobhog Rice, Jaya Rice, Black Rice, Japonica Rice, Egyptian Rice, Thai Rice, Jasmine Rice, Round Rice, Idli Rice, Sushi Rice, Hom Mali Rice, Shri Ram Rice and other varieties and we are also specialized as rice millers, manufacturers, suppliers, exporters, buyers, sellers, producers, manufacturing, wholesalers, producing, supplying, exports, exporters, suppliers, imports, importing, exporting, buying, selling, import, export, traders, trading, distributors, international traders, agents, brokers, commission agents, processors, purchase, processing, purchasing in India and around the world. Also contact us for daily rice price updates.
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