Sona Masoori rice is a popular Indian rice variety that is available easily in Indian grocery stores, or even in bulk stores such as Costco. I usually buy Sona Masoori from Costco. Cultivated in Andhra Pradesh and many other parts of India, this rice is a staple pantry item of many Indian households across India and other parts of the globe.

What is Sona Masoori Rice?

Sona Masoori is medium-grain rice that is a hybrid combination of two types of rice species- Sona and Masoori. Individually, both these species are well known for their distinctive qualities of aroma, nutrients, and softness. This hybrid combination gives you the best of both worlds and they also carry an extra punch in the flavor department. Sona Masoori Rice is often overlooked due to the popularity of basmati rice, however comes with a whole lot of benefits.

  • It is an unpolished grain that has its nutrients intact.
  • It is easy to digest and has low calories


August 28, 2020