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Why does Basmati Rice (White or Brown) have so many calories?!

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Why does Basmati Rice (White or Brown) have so many calories?!

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empecot | | Mar 19, 2007 02:19 PM

Lately I've been on an Indian food kick, but I've also been trying to lose weight and I found out recently that Basmati Rice, both the white and brown varieties, has a huge amount calories.
Even long grain white rice doesn't have as many calories as brown Basmati rice.
Does anyone know why?

All I'm trying to do is enjoy my Dal (healthy-ish) without blowing my calories on rice!

Thanks!

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