The Assam Chokuwa Rice got a GI Tag

Assam Chokuwa Rice The Assam Chokuwa Rice recently grabbed the Geographical indiacation ( GI) tag whose origin is rooted in the Ahom dynasty’s history. It is a semi-glutinous Sali rice grown around the Brahmaputra River encompassing areas like Tinsukia, Dhemaji, and Dibrugarh in Assam.

What is Assam Chokuwa Rice?

Chokuwa Rice, known as Sali rice is semi-glutinous winter rice whose sticky and glutinous variety is categorized as Bora and Chokuwa due to amylose concentration. Its low amylose Chokuwa rice variants are used to make soft rice, which is known as Komal Chaul or soft rice where its whole grain can be consumed after soaking the rice in cold or lukewarm water. It is widely consumed for its convenience of preparation and nutritional value, consumed with curd, sugar, jaggery, banana

Assam Chokuwa Rice- GI Tag

Which is the best rice variety in Assam?

Ahu Saul as upland rice is the best rice variety in Assam

Which rice is the king of rice?

 Alishaan Basmati Rice is grown in the Himalayas is the king of rice