Indian Recipe: Index

Rice ( chawal / chaal / chaul )

Indian Name : chawal / chaal / chaul
Scientific Name :
Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima
Part used : Grain

Systematic Position :
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Oryza
Species: O. sativa and O. glaberrima

There is a special variety of rice, that are called basmati / basmoti or scented rice.

Basmati rice is of two types one is shorter grain variety called Gobindabhog and another is longer grain variety called Dehradun rice.

Rice is the main food grain of Eastern India

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