Olu Olu Foods

Basmati Rice

Our long grain white rice is a fluffy grain and a great accompaniment to tasty, traditional, and homemade dishes. Basmati rice is a medium grain, slender rice variety native to parts of India. It is easy to cook and results in fluffy, perfectly cooked white rice every time. Some of the best dishes include Jollof Rice, Fried Rice, Burritos, Curries, Salads. Try this aromatic rice grain with its vibrant, rich, and starchy flavour.

Energy, 1513 kJ / 356 kcal (18% daily intake)
Fat, 1.2g (1.7%)
- of which: Saturates, 0.3g (0.1%)
Carbohydrate, 77g (29%)
- of which: Sugars, 0.2g (0.6%)
Fibre, 1.2g (3.6%)
Protein, 7.4g (15%)
Salt, 0g (0%)



  1. For best results we recommend you soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes, then rinse in a sieve with cold water.
  2. Take a large pan and add 2 measures of cold water to 1 measure of basmati.
  3. Bring to the boil, reduce to a low heat, cover, and simmer for 10 - 12 mins until the water is absorbed. Avoid opening the lid or stirring the rice.
  4. Remove from heat, stand covered for 5 mins.
  5. Lightly fork through the grains before serving


  • PUDDING: add cooked rice to your pudding mix for added nutrition 
  • SUSHI: use cooked rice to make Sushi or Rice ball dishes
  • DESERT: use to make a Thai dessert called sticky rice and mango 
  • SOUP: add cooked rice to your soup for a thicker and heartier broth


  • RICH IN MINERALS: rice is a good source of essential minerals such as phosphorus, zinc and folate, which give you energy and nurture your bones. 
  • DIETARY FIBRE: this rice is high in dietary fibre and aids in digestion, as well as helps reduce likelihood of constipation.
  • HEARTY ENERGY: White rice is typically packed full of slow-releasing energy, which makes you fuller for longer
  • FASTER DIGESTION: white rice is a simple carbohydrate, meaning the body has an easier time breaking it down, allowing for quicker absorption of the nutrients, namely the carbohydrates.