are basmati and jasmine rice suitable replacements for brown rice, i just cant eat brown. thanks for the help in advance!
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you can get long grain brown rice, I like that a lot better than normal brown rice---==-=-=- Current Xfactor Log-=-=-==---
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i think the only difference between white and brown rice is their nutritional value. Brown rice obviously still got the grain, or most of it, whereas white rice is a processed form of brown rice.
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06-11-2007, 10:20 AM #7
According to this Jasmin rice is very high GI -90-100, (for those who care) where as Basmati is medium (~60). I guess nutritionally they are similar - although I haven't checked that.
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Eat what u like . . .
B4 u decide u can't stand brown rice, make sure u try some that is fresh. The bran oils go rancid after 6 months, "old" brown rice tastes just awful.
Basmati & jasmine r types of long-grain rice w/ exotic flavors, from India & Thailand respectively. They r mostly available as "polished" (white) types, but "unpolished" (brown) versions r also available.
There are some differences in GI, but considering they will b eaten with other things, these r insignificant in the big picture, the overall glycemic load of a typical meal.
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i'm pretty sure that basmati and jasmine rice you get at most restaurants are of the polished variety; i.e. not brown, similar to white rice you see at most places. i know jasmine rice is a flavored long grain rice (the thai's add jasmine flowers to the rice which absorb flavors, similar to jasmine tea which is green tea w/ jasmine flowers). basmati i'm not 100% sure on, but the indians use a lot of thai long grain and jasmine rice in their cooking, and add their own flavoring to it; i.e. saffron.
why can't you eat brown? digestive issues or flavor issues? i eat white rice every day, and i hate brown rice.
06-12-2007, 04:04 AM #15