Ind Sona Masoori rice is popular in the southern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. This light, aromatic rice is considered healthy as it has low starch content, making it easier to digest. It is also rich in fibre and is not highly processed, hence retaining essential nutrients.
- Ind Sona Masoori rice can be used as regular rice with gravies. It absorbs the taste of curries well.
- It is used by many in the preparation of idli-dosa batter by partially replacing parboiled or idli rice with sona masoori rice.
- It is used to make rice dishes like masala rice, lemon rice, pudina rice etc.