The name Basmati originated from the Sanskrit word “Bas”, which means smell. The rice has special features, which makes it naturally long grain, fragrant and delicious in taste. The legend says that that this rice was meant to be consumed by the Maharajas (Kings), Maharanis (Queens), Princess and royal families. This particular strain of rice, also called the king of rice is held in the highest regard world over. Among all other varieties of rice, none have the distinctive long grains or the subtle aroma for which this grain is considered so special. It is grown in the most fertile valleys and plains of India, which results in such quality.
1121 Long Grain Basmati Rice of Indian origin is characterized by its length which ranges from 8.15 mm to 8.35mm. The 1121 Sella (Parboiled) Basmati Rice variety is extremely popular amongst the world because of its varieties such as 100% purity, long grain size, aromatic fragrance and non-sticky after cooking.