You asked: How many types of rice are there in Thailand?

What rice is most common in Thailand?

Jasmine rice (Thai: ข้าวหอมมะลิ; RTGS: khao hom mali), a higher quality type of rice, is the rice strain most produced in Thailand although in Thailand it is thought that only Surin, Buriram, and Sisaket Provinces can produce high quality hom mali.

Is Thai rice different?

The two main kinds of used in Thai cooking, are a long-grain rice called Jasmine rice and a short-grained rice called sticky rice or sweet rice. The importance of rice is reflected in the language. The word for “to eat” in Thai is kin.

Why is Thai rice so good?

One advantageous property of Thai rice over other types is its ability to retain its moisture content, nutrition, and taste long after it has been cooked.

What is AAA rice?

AAA and Premium have the same meaning as Grade A Hom Mali rice. The term ‘AAA’ belongs to the old grading system that many rice buyers in the 1960s and ’70s used. Premium is a newer word, coined to reflect a high-end Hom Mali product such as Heavenly Premium Hom Mali Fragrant Rice.

Which country rice is best?

For the third straight year, the World Rice Conference has voted Cambodian rice as the world’s best. This year Cambodia shares the award with Thailand.

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