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– November 5, 2014
Eh. This is okay, but not super appetizing. Interesting to try brown basmati rice (as opposed to “regular” brown rice), but I wouldn’t eat it again without seasoning or sauce.
– August 9, 2015
I found that this product has a musty taste/smell, and that seasonings and sauce do not cover it up or make it any less objectionable, unfortunately. I am going to toss the rest of the bag.
– August 23, 2015
Might be okay if they put the right directions on the bag. Too much water and consequently it takes too long to cook off the excess water, and you end up with water logged rice. Next time I’ll try half as much water.
– September 11, 2020
Horrible. Smell is really bad. I have cooked brown basmati rice in bulk from other stores, the long way (30 minutes), never had an issue. The first time I tried this I rinsed the rice, the second time I did not. It was gross both times. Supposed to be “quick-cook”, but not only does it not absorb water, the odor is really sickening. Dumped both batches in disposal.
– November 9, 2021
Totally surprised by the reviews! I do think the directions call for a little too much water, but I think this is great! Of course, I always use rice with dishes that have sauces, but to me it tastes fine and has a nice texture and soooo nice to have a whole grain rice that is ready so quickly. The nutrition of brown rice is decidedly better, but I often don;t have the time to cook it. This has becoem a staple at our house
– April 19, 2022
Yuk! Doesn’t taste good. Didn’t realize I was buying “instant” rice. Not like regular white or brown basmati rice.
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