Sona-masoori, or Bangaru Theegalu meaning the Golden Ivy, this medium grain rice is grown in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. This rice is a great choice for daily meals and you can find this in majority of the households in South India. As it is mildly polished, kindly soak it in water for 30 mins to 1 hour before cooking.
1. Has very less calories and easily digestible.
2. Lesser amount of starch.
3. Good complex carbohydrate content, hence a healthy choice.
4. Rich content of Vitamin C.