An exotic rice variant from Gujarat, Jeerasar Rice Gujarat 17, also known as Jirasar Rice and Jeerasar Samba, has captured the admiration of its region’s households. Reason being, its savoury flavour, rich taste and long shelf life. Here, we dig deeper into what makes this variant stand apart.
Setting it apart
Jeerasar Rice is considered aromatic, flavoursome and healthy. With its distinctive flavour, it lends itself to Indian as well as Western dishes. This variant also comes with the advantage of being cost effective.
As it is high yielding, this grain is widely harvested in Gujarat. It is usually done so with organic fertilizers and quality seeds in hygienic conditions.
Some of its main features are…
- Savoury flavour
- Gets digested easily
- Rich in taste
- Has a longer shelf life
- Nutritive goodness
Best in the following preparations:
Jeerasar Rice Gujarat 17 is mainly used for festive as well as regular preparation. Below are the mouth-watering dishes which can be prepared:
|All sorts of Pulao|
Jeerasar Rice Gujarat 17 is known to be a healthy variant of rice and has a relatively low glycemic index. However, if you suffer from any health ailment, it is always best to check with your doctor first.
Cooking time, Method and Variants
Although there are varieties in cooking Jeerasar Rice Gujarat 17, dishes take about 20 minutes to cook. This duration is for any standard dish. However, depending on the preparation, it might take longer.
|AGE OF THE RICE||GRAIN SIZE||RICE AND WATER RATIO||TEXTURE||CONSISTENCY||QUANTITATIVE GROWTH POST COOKING|
|18 months||3 mm
Long length with 6 mm
|Cooking ratio will be 1.3 water||Soft in texture||Free flow||More yield|
|1 year||3 mm
Long length with 6 mm
|Cooking ratio will be 1.2.75 water||Soft in texture||Free flow||2.5 times yield|
|6 months||3 mm
|Cooking ratio will be 1.2.5 water||Not much soft in texture||No free flow||2 times yield|
|New rice||3 mm
|Cooking ratio will be 1.2 water||More soft||Sticky||No yield|
Source: Ricepedia Org
Below is are the nutrition facts…
|Trans fat||0.122 gm|
|Saturated Fat||0.12 gm|
|Trans Fat content is not more than 0.122 gm
Saturated Fat content is not more than 1%
Source: Verywell Fit
The starch content is high in Jeerasar Rice. It provides energy to the body and helps in enhancing the functioning of the heart, liver, cerebrum, liver, kidneys. However, protein and fundamental amino acids in this variant are in a marginal amount. Also, it lacks in fibre. Therefore, it is best to supplement it with greens, nuts, filaments and other goodness for a complete meal. The low substance of cholesterol and sodium (refer to the above table) is believed to lessen the odds of getting heart issues to an extent.
Prepare sumptuous meals with this Gujrati delight for a tasty and aromatic experience!