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Manual of Basmati Rice

S.N. Mahindru (Author)
Synopsis Basmati Rice is accepted as the best scented, longest and slenderest rice in the world and the Indian subcontinent continues to be its homeland. Both India and Pakistan have a monopoly over its production and marketing in the world markets. Presently, both these countries together export around five and a half lakh tonnes of good quality Basmati Rice. Much work has been reported on the agricultural improvements made in the quality and yield of Basmati paddy and grains. In respect of post-harvest technology, storage and preservation of this money spinner, less work has been brought to the notice of those directly connected with the above aspects viz. processing, warehousing, quality inspection etc. This book shall fulfill aforesaid needs of the above personnel. The author has made a deep inside study of Basmati Rice Industry during his tenure as head of several Regional Agmark Laboratories located in the North Western India, the home of Basmati production and was directly responsible for analysis of Basmati Rice meant for export. This book will be of immense use and utility to the persons associated with this field.
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About the author

S.N. Mahindru

Sh. S. N. Mahindru (b. 1930) is retired Chief Chemist from the Agmark Organisation of the Govt. of India. He has been Chief Consultant, Food Standards and Laws with MDH Ltd. For 13 years. His advice has been sought by several internationally organization dealing with food manufacture and its quality control. He is author of several books. Some have been accepted as standard reference text by the Board for Public Analyst Qualifying Examination under the prevention of Food Adulteration Act. 1954. Sh. S.N. Mahindru is a fellow of several scientific bodies like Institution of Chemist (India), Oil Technologist Association of India as well as Essential Oils Association of India, member of several expert committees of Bureau of India Standards, past president of Association of Food Scientist and Technologist (Delhi Chapter). He was member of National Task Force under Indian Council of Agriculture Research. He has also contributed a chapter entitled “Efficiency of Analytical Techniques” in the internationally acclaimed book “Treatises on Fats, Fatty Acids and Oleochemicals”.

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Bibliographic information

Title Manual of Basmati Rice
Author S.N. Mahindru
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1995
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length xiv+307p.