Cultivated mostly in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The grain is medium-sized, light weight, aromatic and is low in starch. Considered to be a healthier type of rice, Sona Masoori rice is mostly used to make dishes like sweet pongal, idlis, biryani, fried rice etc.
Nutritive Value: Brown Sona Masoori Rice is packed with nutrients such as Iron, Calcium, Potassium, Manganese and Selenium. It is fat free and contains Protein. The fewer calories aids in weight loss; while the lower Sodium content regulates blood pressure.
Health Benefits:-Brown Sona Masoori Rice is a healthy food choice as it is easily digestible because of its higher starch content. This form of rice helps in the proper functioning of the vital organs such as heart, brain, liver and kidneys. It improves cell health, reduces oxidative stress, promotes anti-ageing and enhances nerve and muscle functioning.