India Gate

I ndia Gate Basmati Rice is the longest basmati rice grain in the world, and has won India’s most preferred brand by AMGF for six consecutive years. It has become synonymous to highquality and premium rice.

India Gate is an absolute brand leader in the basmati rice segment, enjoying a 35% plus market share in India (Source: AC Nielson, India). It addresses all market segments with its brand extensions – Classic to Feast Rozana – in India. It is ahead of its competitors because of the superior product, which is the result of QSDIP seed programme, contract farming initiative, and careful milling operations.

Basmati is a long-grain aromatic rice that is grown in the IndoGangetic Plain beneath Himalyan sub-ranges. It is the world’s favourite variety among large riceeating populations. KRBL has spent three generations perfecting the Basmati grain.

KRBL has always been ahead of its times in the Basmati arena – whether it is bringing home the most sophisticated and modernized milling technology, or installing a truly world-class rice processing facility, or setting up benchmarks for the whole industry with regard to consistency in quality, aesthetic packaging or par-excellence hygienic standards. It is KRBL’s relentless hard work over the years, ongoing R&D process, and stringent quality control at every stage, and above all, its guiding principles of integrity and transparency that have placed KRBL where it stands today.


A marvel of KRBL ingenuity and Himalayan earth-wind-and-water, India Gate Classic is an exotic new class of Basmati. It embodies not one or two or three, but ‘all’ the attributes of a true Basmati: Smooth, pearl white grains – extra fine, extra long. On cooking, the grains fluff up to more than twice the original length; and won’t break or stick together. The aroma is delicate; and the taste sweetly delicious. Add it all up, and you have a Basmati that’s beyond compare.


India Gate Sella Basmati Rice is produced by a process of soaking, pressure steaming and drying prior to milling. This modifies the starch and permits the retention of much of the natural vitamins and minerals in kernels.

It drives nutrients, especially thiamine, from the bran into the grain, so that parboiled white rice is nutritionally similar to brown rice. The starches in parboiled rice become gelatinized, making it harder and glassier than other rice.


It originates from the heart of basmati-growing land of India – the Terai region of North-Western Himalayas. The highest-quality harvest of the region is tested, procured and then sent for aging for a minimum period of one year in the most conducive environment of the company-owned storage. The aged paddy is then sent for cleaning, milling and packaging in a state-ofthe-art rice milling plant.

Bab Al Hind Basmati Rice is produced as a result of top pedigree seeds from our Quality Seeds Development & Improvement Programme (QSDIP). Rigorous quality control guarantees that only 100% pure product is milled and packed with 0% adulteration. Thus, it provides guaranteed consistent quality, not only from month to month, but also from one cropping season to the other.

Bab Al Hind, the Arabic translation of “India Gate”, was first launched by the company in 1993 and today is the largest selling variant of the company.