Unpolished Indrayani Rice - 1kg

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Indrayani Rice is an aromatic native variety that’s blessed with a unique sticky texture. It holds runny curry well, can be used for mushy Dahi Bhaat (curd rice) or wedding feast staple Masale Bhaat. Team it with Aazol’s Goda Masala and vegetables of choice to... Read more

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Indrayani Rice is an aromatic native variety that’s blessed with a unique sticky texture. It holds runny curry well, can be used for mushy Dahi Bhaat (curd rice) or wedding feast staple Masale Bhaat. Team it with Aazol’s Goda Masala and vegetables of choice to make Maharashtra’s one-pot nutritious pulao. Sticky Thai rice? Here's your replacement!

Provenance

The original Indrayani rice, a medium grain native rice, owes its existence to another unique variety, Ambemohar. It’s low yield and susceptibility to disease saw farmers cross the Ambemohar with a high-yielding variety to develop the Indrayani, named after the river that flows through the Sahyadri Mountains. It’s now a staple in most traditional Marathi homes, and a favourite with grandmothers who feed fussy kids little pellets of rice mixed with desi ghee and Metkoot (lentil spice mix).

About The Seller

Mi Kasarekar Sendriya Utpadak Shetkari Gat Kasare gets its name from the village it is based in, Kasare in the Dhule district. The farmer group is an offshoot of the NGO Mi Kasarekar, which is involved in the areas of primary education and organic farming. Rakesh Besale, the former sarpanch of the village is the head of the collective and hosts monthly meetings in which farmers receive regular guidance and have access to information regarding latest trends. Producing speciality items using indigenous methods cultivated by tribals residing near the Maharashtra-Gujarat border, all fifty farmers, including multiple women, have effectively advanced from primary field work to processing and creating end-products. By adhering to strict quality standards and overcoming their own inherent risk-averseness, the group is well on its way to achieving long-term income growth for all its stakeholders.

Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients

1 cup Indrayani Rice
1 cup Cauliflower florets
2 tsp Goda Masala
6 Black pepper seeds
4 Cloves
1 Bay leaf
1 inch Cinnamon
2 Green cardamom
½ to 1 tsp Chilli powder
10 Curry leaves
1 tsp Lime juice
3 tbsp Fresh coconut, scraped
2 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped
2 tbsp Cashew
2 tbsp Oil
½ tsp Mustard seeds
½ tsp Cumin seeds
½ tsp Turmeric powder
2 pinch Asafoetida
1 tbsp Pure Ghee
Salt to taste

Instructions

This easy and nutritious one-pot recipe comes out fragrant with the warm flavour of Goda masala. The wafting aroma is a dead giveaway to you neighbours that you are cooking something out of the box.

Recipe Credits:

Sudha Kunkalienkar

Food blogger and author, explore her blog which enjoys over 2L views, here atmyfamilyrecipes.kunkalienkar.com

1. Wash rice and leave it to soak in water for 30 minutes. Soak cauliflower florets in salt water for 10 minutes to remove any dirt or insects, then drain.

2. In a pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add cumin seeds. When they crackle, add turmeric powder, asafoetida, black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, green cardamom, bay leaf, curry leaves and cashew nuts. Stir well and let this roast well in the oil. After 2 minutes, add the florets and sauté on high heat for two minutes but do it gently so as not to break them.

3. Add drained rice and sauté the mixture well so that it’s all coated with the masala.  

4. Simultaneously, boil 2.5 cups of water. Add to the pan. Stir and add salt, chilli powder, lime juice and Goda masala. Give it a good stir. 

5. Cover the pan and cook the mixture on low heat until the rice is done. Check along the way to see if more water is required to cook the rice.

6.Add fresh scraped coconut and coriander to the Masaale Bhaat, and drizzle some ghee on top. Take off heat.  

7.Serve hot with curd, Gahu Kurdai and a pickle of your choice. 

  

  

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      Himani Dehlvi
      Indrayani rice

      Very flavorful

      S
      Suhana

      I like rice that is sticky and aromatic and that is exactly how Indrayani rice by Aazol is. A perfect blend of quality and taste, its stickiness and flavor makes anything from khichdi to kheer delicious . Indrayani rice price is decent enough for the quality on offer.

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      Simran Kashyap
      My Favourite !!

      I started buying Indrayani rice online from Aazol a few months back because I was craving that sumptuous Maharashtrian flavour and nice sticky rice that I could have with Maharashtrian curries. It perfectly complements all the dishes and is my absolute favourite.

      K
      Karan Kapoor

      When it comes to rice, I prefer to have it light and slightly sticky. And that’s exactly what defines Indrayani rice by Aazol. Despite Indrayani rice price being decent, it is the perfect blend of taste and quality. What I love about it is that each grain brings out a distinct aroma and the texture is perfectly fluffy, thin, long, and sticky.

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      Apurva
      Most fragrant sticky rice

      We have completely switched to Indrayani rice after the first time we bought it from Aazol . The fragrance just spreads across the entire house when we make it and its sticky texture is ideal for Thai meals and for khichdis and pulaos !

      Indrayani Rice is a medium grain native variety of rice that is a staple in traditional Marathi homes. It is immensely aromatic and is blessed with a unique sticky texture.

      Given Indrayani Rice is a sticky rice, when cooked, the grains do have a tendency to clump together and will give you a slightly mushy texture that is perfect for khichdi, pulao and masale bhaat or with Thai curries. If you prefer non-mushy rice, then either put less water while cooking or use Aazol's short-grain Kolam Rice.

      Aazol's Indrayani Rice is single-polished, which makes it a semi-polished variety.

      While unpolished Indrayani Rice is supposed to theoretically be healthier, it is also a lot more inconvenient and unsustainable to make, requiring soaking for several hours before the rice is actually cooked. Aazol's semi-polished Indrayani Rice is the best of both worlds, a perfect blend of health, taste and convenience, and therefore uniquely sustainable!

      Aazol sources its Indrayani Rice from a natural farmer collective in Dhule, one that prides itself on growing organic rice made using traditional methods cultivated by tribals. In a market where there are plenty of cheap alternatives and knock-off varieties of Indrayani Rice, Aazol's Indrayani Rice is the most authentic you can get. In addition, the fair prices we pay to our suppliers, the strict quality control measures we adopt and the high-quality packaging that we use necessitate a certain premium. Quality after all can never cut corners!

      Yes, Aazol's Indrayani Rice is completely vegan!

      Aazol's Indrayani Rice is indeed 100% gluten-free.

      Rest assured, Aazol's Indrayani Rice contains absolutely no added preservatives.

      Aazol's Indrayani Rice can easily last 6 months, though given how tasty it is, we can guarantee that it will not stay unconsumed in your home for remotely that long!

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 8 reviews
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      (8)
      0%
      (0)
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      (0)
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      H
      Himani Dehlvi
      Indrayani rice

      Very flavorful

      S
      Suhana

      I like rice that is sticky and aromatic and that is exactly how Indrayani rice by Aazol is. A perfect blend of quality and taste, its stickiness and flavor makes anything from khichdi to kheer delicious . Indrayani rice price is decent enough for the quality on offer.

      S
      Simran Kashyap
      My Favourite !!

      I started buying Indrayani rice online from Aazol a few months back because I was craving that sumptuous Maharashtrian flavour and nice sticky rice that I could have with Maharashtrian curries. It perfectly complements all the dishes and is my absolute favourite.

      K
      Karan Kapoor

      When it comes to rice, I prefer to have it light and slightly sticky. And that’s exactly what defines Indrayani rice by Aazol. Despite Indrayani rice price being decent, it is the perfect blend of taste and quality. What I love about it is that each grain brings out a distinct aroma and the texture is perfectly fluffy, thin, long, and sticky.

      A
      Apurva
      Most fragrant sticky rice

      We have completely switched to Indrayani rice after the first time we bought it from Aazol . The fragrance just spreads across the entire house when we make it and its sticky texture is ideal for Thai meals and for khichdis and pulaos !

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      Unpolished Indrayani Rice - 1kg

      ₹ 250