Indian Basmati Rice is a type of rice grown in the Himalayas. It is a long grain rice that is characterized by a light nutty flavor. When cooked, the rice is lighter and more fluffy than standard white rice and does not stick. In restaurants, hotels and homes, this rice is highly demanded for cooking a number of delicious food items. It contains a high amount of amylose, that is a type of carbohydrates. The specialty of this Indian Basmati Rice is that it is significantly lower in saturated fats than other types of rice.