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This rice doesn’t need cooking!

Aug 10, 2018 11:19 IST

Boka saul or mud rice is a native paddy variety of Lower Assam; and guess what, it doesn’t need cooking! The zero fuel rice only needs to be soaked in water for an hour, It swells up and is ready to eat. It has been a staple for Assamese farmers for years, but is unknown to the country at large. However, the Government of India’s latest GI tag is all set to change that.