Basmati rice has been cultivated in India for thousands of years and originates from India. Basmati was introduced to the Middle East by various Indian traders. Through cultural exchange, it remains not only an important part of various Indian cuisines but now is also used extensively in Persian and other Middle Eastern cuisines. Basmati Rice is considered to be the benchmark for all types of Rice. India continues to be the largest cultivator of this rice.
Sella rice is one of the best verities of Indian rice. It is also known as Parboiled rice. It is well demanded by its deliciousness, Uniform grain size, non stickiness, Elongates twice more than its original length and nutritious & rich in taste. It is not just delicious but also non sticky texture after cooking. Its bright colour gives it grand appearance.
1121 is an evolved variety of Pusa Basmati rice developed by Indian scientists. This variety of rice is known for its extraordinary length, which can be as much as 9.5mm for a single grain. It was developed by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) and released for commercial cultivation in kharif season of 2003. By 2007, the variety has become widely popular with farmers, as Pusa-1121 has a yield of 19-20 quintals of paddy per acre as compared to 9-10 quintals for traditional tall basmati.