Sona masuri

Sona masuri


Sona Masuri (also, Sona Masoori, Samba Masuri) is a medium-grain rice grown largely in the Indian states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It is lightweight and aromatic.


Sona masoori is a type of Indian white rice, mostly grown in the areas of Andra Pradesh and Karnataka in India, according to the Spices of India website. It is a medium-grain, aromatic rice that is light weight and low in starch. Sona masoori is typically used in dishes such as sweet pongal, biryani, idlis and fried rice. Knowing its nutrition information can help you determine how it fits into your meal plan.

Health Benefits of Horse Gram:

Calories: A 45-gram serving of dry sona masoori rice, which is equivalent to about 1 cup of cooked rice, contains 160 calories.

Carbohydrates: Most the calories in the sona masoori rice come from its carbohydrate content. That same 45-gram serving of dry rice contains 35 grams of carbohydrates.

Protein: Sona masoori rice does provide some protein, with 4 grams of protein in a 45-gram serving.

Fat and Sodium: Sona masoori rice is both fat free and sodium free.