Rice varieties in Pakistan

Rice cultivated in Pakistan mainly divided into two main groups named Basmati and non basmati, the detail of both groups as follows:

-Basmati Rice

The grains of basmati rice are longer than maximum other kinds of rice. Cooked grains of Basmati rice are characteristically loose flowing reasonably than sticky, as with most long-grain rice. Cooked basmati rice can also be uniquely recognized through its fragrance. Length : 7.54mm Width: 1.62mm Thickness: 1.51mm Shape: slender with cooking Characteristics of elongation ration: 1:93 Amylose content material: 24.2% Gel Content: 63% Alkali Spread Value: 4.7%
Basmati Rice has following verities:
D98 Basmati Rice
Super Kernel Basmati Rice
1121 White Basmati Rice
1121 Sella Basmati Rice
1121 Steam Basmati Rice
386 White Rice
386 Sella Rice


This is very similar to Basmati in structure, duration range 6.3 to 7.10 mm and width from 1.five mm to 1.6 mm.
It is far economical than Basmiti Rice
Non Basmati Rice has following verities: