Organic Single Polished Rice from OrganicSiri®
Single polished rice is a nutritious meal, still retaining a higher level of bran than white rice. Low polish rice is low in calories, high in fiber, gluten-free and versatile enough to use in a number of recipes. It is popular option for people following a healthy diet, half way towards whole grain rice.
Also known as
Biyyam, Chaval, Low polished rice, Semi polished rice
Low polished rice is mostly composed of carbohydrates and a small amount of protein, with almost no fat. Resistant starch is a soluble fiber found in rice in variable levels. It is a significant source of B vitamins as well as iron. Rice is a good source of manganese and magnesium as well.
This is not diabetic rice or sugar free rice as some people claim – rice always has sugar. A low glycemic index means that the sugar is released gradually into the blood stream and not at once, hence being beneficial to diabetics.
How to use Single Polished Rice
Rice is a basic source of energy in Indian households and is utilized nearly every day. It is prepared and served with a variety of curries, dals and curd. Chaval can be cooked with a variety of spices and vegetable combinations; some popular rice recipes include pulao, fried rice, biryani, pulihara and many others. Pasayam is a common dessert cooked with rice; this is also consumed as a prasad.
Transplanting is one of the most common methods of establishing rice plants. It uses less seed and is a more effective weed control strategy, but it involves more work. Transplanting seedlings can be done by machine or by hand. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Rice may be stored for extended periods of time in the right conditions. It’s crucial to keep rice away from moisture and to avoid using damp hands or lade when handling it. Like most foods, which should be stored in sealed containers, rice also requires an air tight container to prevent spoilage. Make sure the container is dry and clean while storing rice. Since it is single polished it contains higher oil and protein content than the regular rice, this might cause it to get spoilt faster.
We grow rice in multiple crops over the seasons, store it to season and mill it periodically for year long availability.
How to buy Organic Single Polished Rice
We deliver organic vegetables, fruits and staples to most of Hyderabad. Here is how to order online: How to order organic food?