Rice which doesn’t have the characteristics of Basmati Rice is called Non-Basmati Rice. Non- basmati rice comes in different shapes and sizes, some are long and slender, some are short and thick, some are like beads, and some are round. In India, non-basmati rice which are acceptable in International market are grown in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra & Tamil Nadu. Non-Basmati Rice are available in Raw Rice or White Rice, Steam Rice, Sella Rice or Parboiled Rice & Golden Sella Rice.
Some of the Indian Non-Basmati Rice Varieties are: