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AJARA GHANSAL RICE (SEMI POLISHED) / आजरा घनसाल

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Diabetic friendly (low GI), baby food, stomach & gut healing, good for lactating mothers

Suitable for daily-use rice, pulao, vaangi bhat, rice noodles, papad, idiyappam, modak, baby food, khichadi, doodh bhat, masala bhat, fish-meat & hot curry rice

AJARA GHANSAL RICE (SEMI POLISHED) / आजरा घनसाल
AJARA GHANSAL RICE (SEMI POLISHED) / आजरा घनसाल

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Description

Ghansal is known as the ‘King of Paddy’. It is highly aromatic, short, bold and elegantly thin-grained rice variety.

The word ‘Ghansal’ originated from ‘Ghan’ meaning ‘Aroma’ & ‘Flavour’ and ‘Sal’ meaning ‘Elegantly Thin’. It does exhibit Healing Properties & aids in curing many ailments especially the gut flora.

Ajara Ghansal is a great rice as First Food for Baby and is nourishing for the body tissues and is easy to digest. It also has a GI Tag.

Health Benefits

Works on Gut Flora
Nourishes Body Tissue
Diabetic Friendly
Easy to Digest
Great as Baby's First Food
Great for Older People

Aroma

Aromatic

Properties - Geography

GEOGRAPHY: Mountain
SIZE: Short
COLOUR: Creamy White

Size

Short

Colour

Off-White

Cooking Instructions

-Soak for 20 mins and then drain the water
- In a thick bottom pot, Boil 3 cups of water for 1 cup of raw rice.
- If soaked, the rice will take 20 mins to cook
- If unsoaked, the rice will take about 30 mins to cook

* Do not wash the rice too much
** You can use the soaked water as a rinse for hair
*** Use an Open Vessel instead of a Pressure Cooker to maintain the aroma

Recommended Usage

Varan Bhaat (Dal-Chawal & Ghee)
Doodh Bhaat
Ghee Rice
Masala Bhaat
Sambhar Rice
Rice Pudding
Rice Laddoos
Modaks (Sweet Dumplings)
Shirvale / Shirvolyo / Ras Shevalya / Idiappam / Fresh Rice Noodles

Commonly Known As

King of Paddy’

History

Ghansal Rice has been cultivated farmers for generations. In the biography of Late Shrimant Narayanrao Govindrao Ghorpade, Chief of Ichalkaranji, (born in 1870, ruling period 1876-1943), it has been mentioned that he had given encouragement to increase cultivation of Ghansal rice in Ajara Taluka.

Tribal Wisdom

Very Soft when Cooked
Great for Doodh Bhaat
Great for Babies

Traditionally Famous For

Used in wedding ceremonies
Great as Baby’s First Food as it is easy to digest
Historically, favourite of kings, royalty, religious heads and elite of society
Making shiroliya (fresh rice noodles with coconut milk)
Great for making murmure (puffed rice)